Category: Tarlov Cysts

Surgical Results of Sacral Perineural (Tarlov) Cysts

Masato Tanaka, Shinnosuke Nakahara, Yasuo Ito, Kazuo Nakanishi, Yoshihisa Sugimoto, Hisanori Ikuma, Toshifumi Ozaki Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Okayama University Hospital, Okayama 700-8558, Japan. PMID: 16508691 DOI: 10.18926/AMO/30758 Abstract The purpose of this study was to investigate the surgical outcomes and to determine indicators of the necessity of surgical intervention. Twelve consecutive patients harboring symptomatic […]

Novel wrapping surgery for symptomatic sacral perineural cysts

Taku Sugawara 1, Naoki Higashiyama 1, Shinya Tamura 2, Takuro Endo 1, Hiroaki Shimizu 3 Department of Neurosurgery, Akita University Hospital, Akita, Japan. PMID: 34598157 DOI: 10.3171/2021.5.SPINE21179 Abstract Objective: Perineural cysts, also called Tarlov cysts, are dilatations of the nerve root sleeves commonly found in the sacrum. The majority of the cysts are asymptomatic and […]

Microsurgical treatment of symptomatic sacral Tarlov cysts

P V Mummaneni 1, L H Pitts, B M McCormack, J M Corroo, P R Weinstein Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 94143-0112, USA. PMID: 10917349 DOI: 10.1097/00006123-200007000-00016 Abstract Objective: Providing relief of symptomatic radiculopathy resulting from sacral perineural cysts has proven difficult. Our goal was to improve the […]

Fifth Lumbar L5 Perineural Cyst with Unusual Radiculopathy: Traction Plexopathy

Tarush Rustagi, Swamy Kurra, William Lavelle Department of Spine Surgery, Indian Spinal Injuries Center, New Delhi, IND. Department of Orthopedic Surgery, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, USA. PMID: 32175195 PMCID: PMC7053797 DOI: 10.7759/cureus.2052 Abstract Perineural cysts are cystic dilations and are frequently seen in relation to the lumbosacral spine. We describe […]

Microsurgical fenestration of perineural cysts to the thecal sac at the level of the distal dural sleeve

Axel Neulen, Sven R Kantelhardt, Sara M Pilgram-Pastor, Imke Metz, Veit Rohde, Alf Giese Department of Neurosurgery, Center of Neurological Medicine, University of Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany. PMID: 21562735 PMCID: PMC3111602 DOI: 10.1007/s00701-011-1043-0 Abstract Background: Surgery for symptomatic sacral perineural cysts remains an issue of discussion. Assuming micro-communications between the cyst and thecal sac resulting in […]

A Novel Collaborative Protocol for Successful Management of Penile Pain Mediated by Radiculitis of Sacral Spinal Nerve Roots From Tarlov Cysts

Irwin Goldstein, Barry R Komisaruk, Rachel S Rubin, Sue W Goldstein, Stacy Elliott, Jennifer Kissee 5, Choll W Kim. Alvarado Hospital, San Diego, CA, USA. Rutgers University, Newark, NJ, USA. San Diego Sexual Medicine, San Diego, CA, USA. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Spine Institute of San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA. PMID: […]

Management of symptomatic sacral perineural cysts with microsurgery and a vascularized fasciocutaneous flap

Parmenion P Tsitsopoulos, Niklas Marklund, Konstantin Salci, Anders Holtz, Maria Mani. Department of Neurosurgery, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden. Department of Clinical Sciences, Neurosurgery, Lund University, Skåne University Hospital, Lund, Sweden. PMID: 30547125 PMCID: PMC6261769 DOI: 10.21037/jss.2018.07.02 Abstract Background: The optimal treatment of symptomatic perineural (Tarlov) cysts is controversial. Numerous surgical techniques have been proposed […]

Surgical treatment of sacral Tarlov cysts: about 20 cases

Mohammed Yassine Haouas, Mohamed Khoulali, Zinelabidine En-Nhaili, Hani El-Johani, Mounir Rghioui, Robin Srour. Université Hassan II, Faculté de Médecine et de Pharmacie, CHU Ibn Rochd, Service de Neurochirurgie, Casablanca, Maroc. Hôpitaux Civils de Colmar, Hôpital Pasteur, Service de Neurochirurgie, Colmar, France. PMID: 31489076 PMCID: PMC6711676 DOI: 10.11604/pamj.2019.33.98.10760 Abstract Tarlov cyst or perineural cyst is a […]

Management of symptomatic sacral perineural cysts

Jianqiang Xu, Yongdong Sun, Xin Huang, Wenzhong Luan Department of Neurosurgery, General Hospital of Fengfeng Group, Handan, China. PMID: 22768183 PMCID: PMC3386964 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0039958 Abstract Background: There has been no consensus on the optimal treatment of symptomatic sacral perineural cysts. Most previous reports concerning the management methods were either sporadic case reports or a series […]

Percutaneous Spinal Endoscopic Treatment of Symptomatic Sacral Tarlov Cysts

Zuowei Wang, Fengzeng Jian, Zan Chen, Hao Wu, Xingwen Wang, Wanru Duan, Kai Wang, Jian Guan 2, Zhenlei Liu Department of Neurosurgery, Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University, Neurospine Center, China International Neuroscience Institute, Beijing, China. PMID: 34775092 DOI: 10.1016/j.wneu.2021.11.019 Abstract Objective: To examine the surgical procedure for and the clinical efficacy of using spinal endoscopy […]