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can you tell me more about arachnoid cyst and can you tell me your experience?

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Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Usually asymptomatic: Arachnoid cysts are usually asymptomatic and are found incidentally on imaging studies. However, if they are very large and are showing displacement of the brain or if a patient has bled into them, then neurosurgery may be done to decompress the cysts and decrease the pressure on the surrounding brain.
Answered on Oct 31, 2015
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