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Spinal arachnoid cysts – a report of two cases and a review of the literature
 
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Department of Neurosurgery, Apollo Specialist Hospital, Chennai, India
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Department of Neurosurgery, Medical University, Lublin, Poland
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Michał Brzozowski   

Department of Neurosurgery Medical University, Jaczewskiego 8, 20-954 Lublin, Poland.
 
J Pre Clin Clin Res. 2010;4(1):77–78
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Two cases of spinal arachnoid cysts are presented in young adults. One lesion was in the dorsal region and the other in the lumbar region. Both lesions presented differently. Radiological examination revealed well-defined extramedullary non-enhancing lesions hyperintense on T2WI with no contrast enhancement causing compression of the structures of the vertebral canal. The cysts were excised totally and the dural defect was repaired. The case is discussed in the light of relevant literature.
 
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