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can an arachnoid cyst cause seizures?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: Small arachnoid cysts are usually symptomless and may not require treatment. If arachnoid cysts grow significantly, they may cause symptoms, such as headache, weakness and fatigue. In serious cases, symptoms may become life threatening. Serious symptoms of arachnoid cysts include seizures, developmental problems, sensory or motor impairment, and hydrocephalus. The location dictate the symptoms.
Answered on Dec 6, 2018
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