A 36-year-old female asked:
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4.5 cm left frontal convexity arachnoid cyst small arachnoid cyst right temporal lobe gliosis left occipital lobe partially empty sella turcica means?

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Dr. Chaim Colen
18 years experience Neurosurgery
Hx of Trauma?: These could potentially be caused by a traumatic event earlier in life.
Answered on Jun 8, 2019
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Dr. Andrew Reeves
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2 cysts: Having 2 isn't as common as 1, of course. At 5mm they are tiny compared to most. Rarely are they anything to worry about.
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Dr. Larry Greenbaum
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Hard to be sure, but: I think this is certainly a possibility. 40mm is a large cyst in an area of the brain that might affect personality.
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Dr. Walter Husar
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Likely nothing: An arachnoid cyst is something that you were born with. In the vast majority of people it will never cause any problems.
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Not at all: Arachnoiditis from spinal blocks has to do with painful swelling or inflammation of the arachnoid layer of a covering called the meninges which envelo ... Read More
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