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I have cervical hnp and arachnoid cyst(4cm, temporal fossa) can these be connected in anyway? Should i check my whole spinal cord for any cyst? Only 28

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In brief: Probably not

While there is controversy about the origin of an arachnoid cyst, most believe it is congenital.
Unless you have marfan's syndrome (connective tissue disorder) or significant scoliosis there is no direct link to a cervical disc herniation. The link would have more to due with meningeal cysts. I hope this helps. Well wishes.

In brief: Probably not

While there is controversy about the origin of an arachnoid cyst, most believe it is congenital.
Unless you have marfan's syndrome (connective tissue disorder) or significant scoliosis there is no direct link to a cervical disc herniation. The link would have more to due with meningeal cysts. I hope this helps. Well wishes.
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