Arachnoid cyst associated with subdural hematoma: report of three cases and review of the literature

BİLGİNER B. , Onal M. B. , Oguz K. K. , Akalan N.

CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM, vol.25, no.1, pp.119-124, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00381-008-0728-z
  • Title of Journal : CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • Page Numbers: pp.119-124


Arachnoid cysts are usually found incidentally and are generally asymptomatic. They are thought to be developmental anomalies, and their etiology is unknown. Some complications such as subdural hematoma, subdural hygroma, and intracystic bleeding can occur after minor traumas.