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Neurology India
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Neurological Society of India
ISSN: 0028-3886
EISSN: 0028-3886
Vol. 51, No. 4, 2003, pp. 553-554
Bioline Code: ni03178
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Neurology India, Vol. 51, No. 4, 2003, pp. 553-554

 en Short Report - Tapping of a type II sylvian fissure arachnoid cyst: Technical note
Pierangeli E, Gigante N, Pizzoni C


A 28-year-old man with a large Sylvian fissure cyst was treated by making a small pre-coronal burr hole, and subsequently, under a direct view its wall was fenestrated with a Cushing's needle and the cyst fluid was tapped. The patient had complete neurological recovery. The follow-up was of 90 months.

Arachnoid cyst, Tapping, Sylvian fissure.

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