Arachnoid Cyst with a Non-traumatic Acute Subdural Hematoma in an Eleven-year-old Patient

Gabriel Cavasana, Rodrigo Mendonça, Fabricio Zanini
2016 Brazilian Neurosurgery  
AbstractA non-traumatic intra-cystic hemorrhage in an arachnoid cyst is a rare event, with few cases reported in the literature. We present a case of an eleven-year-old boy patient, which presented a spontaneous acute subdural hematoma and intra-cystic hemorrhage after a strong headache episode. The results were evidenced by a computed tomography (CT) scan and surgical findings. We perform a brief literature review on the arachnoid cyst and its suggested treatments. In our case, the patient
more » ... se, the patient underwent a surgical treatment with a complete resolution of the case.
doi:10.1055/s-0035-1571137 fatcat:vzjk6fktrvaprek3vatpgd64je