CNS tumor
CNS cysts
Meningeal cyst




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Definition / general
  • Also called diverticulum
  • Usually spinal
Radiology images

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Dorsally located extradural meningeal cyst

Case reports
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Extradural meningeal cyst

Emptied extradural meningeal cyst resected

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Lined by fibrous tissue resembling dura, with or without arachnoid inner membrane
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Fibrocollagenous layer without arachnoid

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