Spinal arachnoid cyst with weakness in the limbs and abdominal pain

Guru Raj Aithala, L. Sztriha, Iradj Amirlak, Kunjupanicker Devadas, Ingrid Ohlsson

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Abstract

A 7-year-old male admitted with neck rigidity, severe pain in the abdomen, and progressive weakness in the lower limbs was diagnosed as having a spinal intramedullary arachnoid cyst. There was a dramatic and immediate recovery after fenestration of the cyst.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)155-156
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric Neurology
Volume20
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1999

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  • Clinical Neurology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Developmental Neuroscience
  • Neurology

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Spinal arachnoid cyst with weakness in the limbs and abdominal pain. / Aithala, Guru Raj; Sztriha, L.; Amirlak, Iradj; Devadas, Kunjupanicker; Ohlsson, Ingrid.

In: Pediatric Neurology, Vol. 20, No. 2, 02.1999, p. 155-156.

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Aithala, Guru Raj ; Sztriha, L. ; Amirlak, Iradj ; Devadas, Kunjupanicker ; Ohlsson, Ingrid. / Spinal arachnoid cyst with weakness in the limbs and abdominal pain. In: Pediatric Neurology. 1999 ; Vol. 20, No. 2. pp. 155-156.
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