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Arachnoid cyst, primary shunting

(A) CT scan showing a large hemispheric arachnoid cyst. There is also hydrocephalus. (B) CT scan, 2 years after placement of cysto-ventriculoperitoneal shunt. The cyst is collapsed, and there is no hydrocephalus. (Contributed by Dr. Sherman Stein.)

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Associated Disorders

  • Agenesis of the corpus callosum
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Aqueductal stenosis
  • Arteriovenous malformation
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Chiari malformation type 1
  • Cranial asymmetry
  • Epilepsy
  • Glutaric aciduria type 1
  • Myotonic dystrophy
  • Neural tube defects
  • Neurofibromatosis