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Arachnoid cyst associated with subdural hematoma: report of three cases and review of the literature

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Introduction

Arachnoid cysts are usually found incidentally and are generally asymptomatic. They are thought to be developmental anomalies, and their etiology is unknown. Some complications such as subdural hematoma, subdural hygroma, and intracystic bleeding can occur after minor traumas.

Case report

Here, we report three cases. Case 1 has subdural hematoma associated with subdural hygroma, case 2 has subdural hematoma after a birth delivery, and case 3 has intracystic bleeding associated with subdural hematoma.

Discussion

We suggest to treat the complicating event in our patients and have chosen burr-hole evacuation for treatment.

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Bilginer, B., Onal, M.B., Oguz, K.K. et al. Arachnoid cyst associated with subdural hematoma: report of three cases and review of the literature. Childs Nerv Syst 25, 119–124 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00381-008-0728-z

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