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Tarlov Cyst Causing Sacral Insufficiency Fracture

Ross C Puffer, Marcus J Gates, William Copeland 3rd, William E Krauss, Jeremy Fogelson Department of Neurosurgery, MayoClinic, Rochester, Minnesota Abstract Background and importance: Tarlov cysts, also known as perineural cysts, have been described as meningeal dilations of the spinal nerve root sheath between the peri- and endoneurium at the dorsal root ganglion. Most often […]

A Giant Tarlov Cyst Presenting with Hydronephrosis in a Patient with Marfan Syndrome: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Konstantinos Paterakis, Alexandros Brotis, Maria Bakopoulou, Christos Rountas, Efthymios Dardiotis, Georgios M Hadjigeorgiou, Kostas N Fountas, Apostolos Karantanas World Neurosurg. journal Medical School, University of Thessaly, Thessaly, Greece; Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital of Larissa, Thessaly, Greece Department of Radiology, University Hospital of Larissa, Medical School, University of Thessaly, Thessaly, Greece. Department of Diagnostic Radiology, […]

Tarlov cyst-a rare lesion in children: case report

M R Mijalcic, B Djurovic, I Cvrkota, M Jokovic, V Bascarevic, M Micovic  Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Clinical Center of Serbia, Clinic of Neurosurgery, Belgrade, Serbia. Abstract Perineural cysts, also known as Tarlov cysts, are benign lesions increasingly found in patients undergoing neuroimaging studies. These cysts can very rarely be identified in children and even […]

Presacral Tarlov Cyst as an Unusual Cause of Abdominal Pain: New Case and Literature Review

Baichuan Wang, Feifei Pu, Qiang Wu, Zhicai Zhang, Zengwu Shao World Neurosurg journal Department of Orthopedics, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China. Abstract Background: A presacral Tarlov cyst is an unusual cause of abdominal pain. The unusual location of a presacral Tarlov cyst can lead to misdiagnosis and […]

Surgical excision of symptomatic sacral perineurial Tarlov cyst: case series and review of the literature

Ahmed Elsawaf, Tariq Elamam Awad, Salem S Fesal European Spine Journal Department of Neurosurgery, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt. Abstract Object: Symptomatic sacral perineural cysts are extremely rare. The aim of this retrospective study is to investigate the outcome of 15 consecutive patients treated by microsurgical resection of the cyst and to review the literature. […]

Perineural cysts

Mohammed Yassine Haouas, Mohamed Khoulali, Zinelabidine En-Nhaili, Hani El-Johani, Mounir Rghioui, Robin Srour Medical University of Lublin. Martine Medical Center in Gadansk, Poland. Abstract Perineural cyst (Tarlov cyst) is a lesion in a form of fluid-filled sacks, usually located within the nerve root sheath at the posterior root of a spinal nerve, whose wall is […]

Shrinking of a Tarlov cyst

Kieran P Murphy and Susannah Ryan BMJ Case reports Medical Imaging, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland School of Medicine, Dublin, Ireland Abstract A 65-year-old patient presenting with left labial and perirectal pain was diagnosed with bilateral Tarlov cysts. Upon treatment of the left Tarlov cyst (the right was […]

Surgical management of symptomatic Tarlov cysts: cyst fenestration and nerve root imbrication-a single institutional experience

Khalid Medani, Shokry Lawandy, Rudolph Schrot, Jose N Binongo, Kee D Kim, Ripul R Panchal J Spine Surg. 2019 Dec; 5(4): 496–503. Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA, USA. Department of Neurological Surgery, Sutter Medical Center Sacramento, Sacramento, CA, USA. Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Vallejo, CA, USA. Department of Biostatistics […]

Tarlov cyst and infertility

Pankaj Kumar Singh 1, Vinay Kumar Singh, Amir Azam, Sanjeev GuptaDepartment of Neurosurgery, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, S10 2JF, UK. Abstract Background/objective: Tarlov cysts or spinal perineurial cysts are uncommon lesions. These are mostly incidental findings on magnetic resonance imaging or myelograms. The objectives of this study were to describe Tarlov cysts of the sacral […]