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A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
Possibly: A brain cyst is normally benign fluid collection that grows and may put pressure on surrounding brain and affecting function. Could cause herniation which is bad. Treatment could consist of a shunt which would drain fluid into another portion of body that would allow for absorption of of the brain fluid and allow nl protected brain function and growth. ...Read more
There is not: Sufficient information to answer this question. Please clarify ; re-ask or inquire of your physician. Take care. ...Read more
Fluctuating headache for two weeks, no other symptoms (vision, balance, speech is ok).Chances of brain cyst? Would other symptoms be present with one?
Benign: Most likely it is a benign cyst that does not communicate with the normal brain fluid circulation. A shunt can be placed to drain the fluid into the abdomen where it can be safely absorbed and prevent the cyst from enlarging and affecting normal brain function. Surgery is safe and usually in hospital overnite then home. ...Read more
Brain cyst: I am not sure there is anything you need to do other than having a preoperative consultation with the surgeon and what is being done and what to expect from the surgery and the postoperative care. ...Read more