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Perineural Cysts Cervical Spine
50yroldw/ 1x2 CM pineal cyst, small cervical syrinx and expanding t-spine central canal w/ symptomatic perineural cysts. Congenital?
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
I had a MRI done on my cervical spine, and it says that I have a presumed colloid cyst in the right thyroid lobe measuring 10 mm.Can you please help.
Mri findings: Mri imaging frequently will pick up findings incidentally and unrelated to why the test was ordered. Taking a conservative approach, it would be a good idea to speak to your primary doc first to see if this needs to be imaged further. A ultrasound is helpful. Also, tsh, t3/t4 blood work can be done to make sure the blood levels are normal. If needed, an evaluation by an ENT doc would be next step. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Observation: Perineural, or Tarlov cysts are usually incidental findings on an MRI. They are usually asymptomatic and appear on an MRI. They are essentially thinned out parts of the thecal sac which contains cerebral spinal fluid. If you are not having any neurologic deficits, I would not intervene surgically. The covering, or dura is very thin, and would likely tear should one try to repair a cyst. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just f'nish my cervical root canal injection & now upper spine is in a great deal of pain. I've been told th i've got a cyst in my upper spine. Help?
Back mri shows many perineural cysts, spine doc says they're not touching nerves not to worry. How common are these?
5 percent: Some degree of peri neural cysts are seen in about 3-5 percent of lumbar MRI scans. They are often a symptomatic and as such in many cases are considered almost incidental findings. Meaning a finding seen on an imaging study that does not require treatment or further evaluation. ...Read more
Had 2nd MRI with contrast on spine. Have numerous perineural cysts. What can be done to reduce back pain and rib pain from these cysts?
Depends: These perineural cysts can be treated with transforminal epidural steroid injections or even radiofrequency ablation procedures to the facet joints to reduce pain from them. If these do not help then consider possible surgery, but surgery has not shown any real good long term results either. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Found multiple lesions on spine mri? Neurologist said perineural cysts. Could this be cancer or mets?
If noted on MR. ..: ...The appearance of mets=u have a primary tumor, an mr is very good at recognizing benign from malignant, so trust ur neurologist ; ask 2 have a second interpretation from another radiologist. Usually most departments have neuro radiologists, ; if not ask 4 it 2 b sent out 2 one. Very easy 2 do as all is digital. Example mayo clinic images r read in any 1 of their venues, not the 1 images wr done. ...Read more
Can CNS vasculitis be effected by tarlov cysts to groin and perineural cysts spine. I get pain to my leg/back with light sensitivity and confusion?
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