Category: Tarlov Cysts

Tarlov cyst: Case report and review of literature

Bhagwat Prashad, Anil K Jain, and Ish K Dhammi University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Shahadara, Delhi, India Abstract We describe a case of sacral perineural cyst presenting with complaints of low back pain with neurological claudication. The patient was treated by laminectomy and excision of the cyst. Tarlov cysts (sacral […]

Tarlov Cyst And CSF Leak – A Case Report And Review Of Literature

Suresh S Pillai, Swaroop Sujath Division Of Spine Surgery – Dept. Of Orthopedics, Baby Memorial Hospital Calicut, Kerala, India Conclusion Tarlov cyst results from congenital weakness, trauma or inflammation of the dura matched with disturbance of CSF hydrodynamics. Surgical decompression & imbrication of the cyst gives good results. CSF leak is the most common complication […]

Sacral nerve root cysts-a rare cause of bladder dysfunction. Case report and review of the literature

P Kümpers, E Wiesemann, H Becker, B Haubitz, R Dengler, D-H Zermann Abteilung Nephrologie, Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Carl-Neuberg-Strasse 1, 30625 Hannover. PMID: 17004183 DOI: 10.1055/s-2005-91915 Abstract Introduction: Asymptomatic cysts of the sacral nerve roots display a prevalence of 5 % and are occasionally demonstrated by MRI of the spine. Depending on their size and localization, […]

Perineural Cyst as a Rare Cause of L5 Radiculopathy

Takatori, Mayumi MD; Hirose, Munetaka MD; Hosokawa, Toyoshi MD. Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine; Department of Anesthesiology; 465 Kajiicho, Kamigyo-ku; Kyoto 602-8566, Japan; A 34-yr-old woman presented with a 6-yr history of left lower back pain and left lower extremity pain. Physical examination was unremarkable except for a positive straight leg-raising test on the left […]

Surgical treatment of sacral perineural cysts. A case report

K Yücesoy, S Naderi, H Ozer, M N Arda Department of Neurosurgery, Dokuz Eylul University School of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey. PMID: 10985157 Abstract Most of the perineural cysts (Tarlov’s cysts) are asymptomatic. They are usually diagnosed incidentally, and a specific treatment is not necessary. They should be operated on, only if they produce progressive or […]

Symptomatic lumbosacral perineural cysts: A report of three cases and review of literature

Mayur Sharma, Vernon Velho, Rahul Mally 1, Shadma W Khan Department of Neurosurgery, Grant Medical College and Sir J. J. Group of Hospitals, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. PMID: 26396612 PMCID: PMC4553737 DOI: 10.4103/1793-5482.161177 Abstract Lumbosacral perineural cysts (Tarlov’s cysts) are nerve root cysts, which are usually asymptomatic and are detected incidentally on imaging. These cysts are […]

Microsurgical excision of symptomatic sacral perineurial cysts: a study of 15 cases

Wolfhard Caspar 1, Luca Papavero, Abdullah Nabhan, Cornelius Loew, Frank Ahlhelm Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, Saarland University, Homburg-Saar, Germany. PMID: 12648906 DOI: 10.1016/s0090-3019(02)00981-3 Abstract Background: The widespread use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), now the first line investigation for back and leg pain, reveals cystic sacral lesions more often than myelography did in […]

A systematic review of the efficacy of surgical intervention in the management of symptomatic Tarlov cysts: a meta-analysis

Michelle M Kameda-Smith, Zina Fathalla, Nadeem Ibrahim, Behrooz Astaneh, Forough Farrokhyar McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada. Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada. Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence and Impact, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada. PMID: 33754918 DOI: 10.1080/02688697.2021.1874294 Abstract Introduction: Tarlov cysts (TC) are sacral perineural cysts that are often found incidentally […]

Surgical treatment of sacral perineural cyst-case report

Hiroaki Matsumoto, Shigeo Matsumoto, Takanori Miki, Yuki Miyaji, Hiroaki Minami, Atsushi Masuda, Shogo Tominaga, Yasuhisa Yoshida, Ikuya Yamaura, Shigeatsu Natsume, Kozo Yoshida Department of Neurosurgery, Eisyokai Yoshida Hospital, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan. PMID: 22198114 DOI: 10.2176/nmc.51.867 Abstract A 67-year-old man presented with persistent penis and scrotum pain due to S-2 and S-3 radiculopathy caused by a […]

Tarlov cysts: a report of two cases

Ramesh Kumar Sen, Tarun Goyal, Sujit Kumar Tripathy, Soumya Chakraborty Department of Orthopaedics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India. PMID: 22535818 DOI: 10.1177/230949901202000117 Abstract Perineural cysts are common and usually detected incidentally during magnetic resonance imaging of the lumbosacral spine. Treatment is indicated only when the cyst is symptomatic. We report one […]