Embolization as adjunctive treatment to achieve complete cure of ruptured arachnoid cyst associated with chronic subdural hematoma.

Gaultier Marnat, Vincent Jecko, Florent Gariel, Edouard Gimbert, Dominique Liguoro, Thomas Tourdias
British Journal of Neurosurgery. 2021-09-25; 37(1): 104-107
DOI: 10.1080/02688697.2021.1981243

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Marnat G(1), Jecko V(2), Gariel F(1), Gimbert E(2), Liguoro D(2), Tourdias T(1)(3).

Author information:
(1)Neuroradiology Department, Bordeaux University Hospital, Bordeaux, France.
(2)Neurosurgery Department, Bordeaux University Hospital, Bordeaux, France.
(3)INSERM-U1215, Neurocentre Magendie, Bordeaux, France.

INTRODUCTION: Chronic Subdural Hematoma (CSDH) is a rare but classical evolutive
complication of arachnoid cysts (AC). Its management has rarely been evaluated
to date. Several approaches have been proposed including conservative and
surgical treatments. Endovascular treatment in such CSDH subtype remains poorly
CASE PRESENTATION: We present here an original case of a 16 years-old-boy
suffering from ruptured AC responsible for CSDH successfully treated with
CONCLUSION: Endovascular approach may be considered in the treatment of CSDH
related to arachnoid cyst rupture.


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