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Tapping of a type II Sylvian fissure arachnoid cyst: technical note

Tapping of a type II Sylvian fissure arachnoid cyst: technical note

Neurology India 51(4): 553-554

A 28-year-old man with a large Sylvian fissure cyst was treated by making a small pre-coronal burr hole, and subsequently, under a direct view its wall was fenestrated with a Cushing's needle and the cyst fluid was tapped. The patient had complete neurological recovery. The follow-up was of 90 months.

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