Quadrigeminal arachnoid cyst: a case report

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46900/apn.v4i2(May-August).101

Keywords:

arachnoid cyst, quadrigeminal, hydrocephalus, endoscopy, cerebral aqueduct

Abstract

Quadrigeminal arachnoid cyst are one of the rarest form of intracranial arachnoid cyst, this unique congenital malformation posses an special risk for hydrocephalus and neurological symptoms due to its proximity to the aqueduct and the brain stem.

The treatment for this cyst tends to be surgical in cases when intracranial hypertension presents by hydrocephalus. Few cases of  non surgical treatment of quadrigeminal arachnoid cyst with clinical follow up has been studied in global literature .

Here it’s a case of a young patient with quadrigeminal arachnoid cyst with clinical monitoring for three years without any change in symptoms and without any neurological deterioration over the time

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Published

2022-03-14

How to Cite

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Pineda FG. Quadrigeminal arachnoid cyst: a case report. Arch Pediat Neurosurg [Internet]. 2022 Mar. 14 [cited 2022 Jun. 25];4(2(May-August):e1012022. Available from: http://www.archpedneurosurg.com.br/pkp/index.php/sbnped2019/article/view/101