Arachnoid Cyst - Brain & Spinal Cord
Am I at RiskArachnoid cysts are associated with several syndromes, although the exact links are not clear. You may be at risk for a secondary arachnoid cyst if you have experienced traumatic brain injury, tumors, infection, meningitis, or complications from brain surgery. Children with kyphoscoliosis (curvature of the spine) appear to have an increased risk for spinal arachnoid cysts. Developmental disorders of the spinal cord (myelodysplasia) are also associated with arachnoid cyst development.
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