Spinal arachnoid cyst with weakness in the limbs and abdominal pain

Guru Raj Aithala, Laszlo Sztriha, Iradj Amirlak, Kunjupanicker Devadas, Ingrid Ohlsson

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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
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1 1999


ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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