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Traumatic rupture of arachnoid cyst with subdural hygroma

Authors
Journal
Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences
1817-1745
Publisher
Medknow Publications
Publication Date
Volume
7
Issue
1
Identifiers
DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.97620
Keywords
  • Case Report

Abstract

Intracranial arachnoid cysts developing in relation to the cerebral hemispheres and middle cranial fossa are usually incidental or asymptomatic. However, most of the clinically active cysts present with seizures because of chronic compression. Presentation as raised intracranial pressure due to cyst rupture into the subdural space is a rare clinical entity. We herein present a case of an asymptomatic arachnoid cyst with rupture into the subdural space bilaterally and presenting as raised intracranial pressure.

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