Child's Nervous System

, Volume 2, Issue 3, pp 144–148 | Cite as

Arachnoid cyst of the collicular cistern

  • Robert J. Starshak
  • Glenn A. Meyer
  • Samuel K. Choi
  • John R. Sty
  • Edward A. Kovnar
  • David K. Dunn
Original Papers


Arachnoid cysts of the collicular cistern are rare. Two patients with this lesion are reported in whom the extent and location of the cyst were shown by computed tomography. The clinical and radiographic features of this lesion are summarized.

Key words

Arachnoid cyst Collicular cistern Computed tomography Noncommunicating hydrocephalus 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert J. Starshak
    • 1
  • Glenn A. Meyer
    • 2
  • Samuel K. Choi
    • 3
  • John R. Sty
    • 1
  • Edward A. Kovnar
    • 4
  • David K. Dunn
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyMilwaukee Children's HospitalMilwaukeeUSA
  2. 2.Department of NeurosurgeryMedical College of WisconsinMIlwaukeeUSA
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyUniversity of WisconsinMadisonUSA
  4. 4.Department of NeurologySt. Jude Children's Research HospitalMemphisUSA
  5. 5.Department of NeurosurgeryMilwaukee Children's HospitalMilwaukeeUSA

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