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DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1722241
Case Report | Relato de Caso

Intradural Spinal Arachnoid Cyst in a Pediatric Patient: A Case Report

Cisto aracnoide espinhal intradural em paciente pediátrico: um relato de caso
1  Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Hospital Santa Casa de Misericórdia, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
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1  Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery, Hospital Santa Casa de Misericórdia, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
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2  Department of Neurosurgery, Hospital de Pronto Socorro de Canoas, Canoas, RS, Brazil
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Fernando dos Anjos Schmitz
3  Pediatric Neurosurgery Residency, Hospital Santa Casa de Misericórdia, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
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Cláudia Zanatta
4  Neurosurgery Residency, Hospital Ernesto Dornelles, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
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Bianca Brinques da Silva
5  Medical School, Hospital Universitário de Canoas, Universidade Luterana do Brasil, Canoas, RS, Brazil
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Abstract

The present case reports a 13-year-old patient with an intradural arachnoid cyst, which manifested itself with a sudden loss of strength and sensitivity in the lower and upper limbs and a severe pain in the cervical and thoracic region. On examination, a lesion displayed as an intradural hematoma; however, a laminotomy was performed and it was realized that the lesion was an arachnoid spinal cyst of the cervical-dorsal spine.

Resumo

O presente trabalho relata o caso de um paciente de 13 anos que apresentou um cisto aracnoide intradural espinhal, que se manifestou com uma perda súbita de força e sensibilidade nos membros inferiores e superiores, bem como uma forte dor nas regiões cervical e torácica. Ao exame, a lesão apresentou-se como um hematoma intradural; todavia, ao ser realizada a laminectomia, tratava-se de um cisto aracnoide espinhal da coluna vertebral cérvico-dorsal à direita.



Publication History

Received: 06 August 2020

Accepted: 17 November 2020

Publication Date:
18 January 2021 (online)

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