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Causes Of Arachnoid Cyst
I might have an incidental arachnoid cyst in the posterior fossa & i get chronic nose bleed when i blow my nose from the left nasal im scared from it?
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
Why?: Why would the arachnoid cyst be removed? Arachnoid cysts usually aren't the cause of problems, they're found when doing a scan because of the problem, but are usually not the cause of the problem. Removing the cyst wouldn't be expected to benefit the psych problems or change personality. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. ...Read more
NO: Arachnoid cysts are usually benign and do not cause anysymptoms unless very large and traumatised. ...Read more
Arachnoid cyst w/mass effect on right aspect of medulla in posterior cranial fossa measuring 15x13mm.What probs might it cause if any? Treat or watch?
Arachnoid cysts: Arachnoid cysts rarely cause problems. Posterior fossa arachnoid cysts may have headaches and vertigo ascribed to them but it is likely that other problems such as arthritis in the neck or inner ear pathology are the actual cause. Most arachnoid cysts are observed. Creating windows in the cysts to drain to other cerebrospinal fluid pathways or placing a shunt is performed for symptomatic cysts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
About 3x5cm arachnoid cyst, right frontal lobe, no changes for 6 years. Can it cause symtoms now like, headaches, forgeting, musical hallucinations?
See your neurologist: It's best to see your neurologist for an evaluation. Any on-line answer will be superficial. Musical hallucinations and forgetfulness should be evaluated directly by a physician. If the headaches are causing visual problems please go to an emergency room. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I have an arachnoid cyst&get complex migraines very frequently past EEG has shown narrowing of the ventricles in my brain, are they caused by the cyst?
Could an arachnoid cyst 18mm in my sacrum be a potential cause of my neuropathic pelvic pain? I also have L1 s1 narrowing of my spine. Thank you!
Could L5 s1 narrowing be a potential cause for chronic neuropathic pelvic pain? I also have a 18mm arachnoid cyst in my sacrum.
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