Case Report
Volume 12 Issue 4 - 2020
Arachnoid Cyst and Spinal Arachnoiditis after Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Case Report and Review of the Literature
Fernando Luís Maeda1*, Alfredo Victor Albuquerque de Araújo1, Cleiton Formentin1, Erion Júnior de Andrade1, Raphael Augusto Corrêa Bastianon Santiago1, Juliana Rebechi Zuiani2, Hélio Henrique Jorge Torres1,2 and João Flávio Daniel Zullo2
1Department of Neurosurgery, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil
2Department of Neurosurgery, State Hospital of Sumaré (HES), Sumaré, São Paulo, Brazil
*Corresponding Author: Fernando Luís Maeda, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.
Received: February 28, 2020; Published: March 14, 2020


Arachnoiditis is an inflammatory process leading to fibrosis of the arachnoid and subarachnoid space. Adhesions are formed between fibrin-coated, nerve roots and meninges. Severity varies from mild to severe adhesion causing blocking of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) flow, resulting in CSF loculations. This condition may be caused by chemical agents, spinal surgery, infection, trauma and after spinal or cerebral subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH). We reported a case of arachnoid cyst and arachnoiditis after cryptogenic spinal subarachnoid hemorrhage.

Keywords: Spinal Arachnoiditis; Arachnoid Cyst; Subarachnoid Hemorrhage


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Citation: Fernando Luís Maeda., et al. “Arachnoid Cyst and Spinal Arachnoiditis after Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Case Report and Review of the Literature”. EC Neurology 12.4 (2020): 13-17.

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