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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 51  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 553--554

Tapping of a type II sylvian fissure arachnoid cyst: Technical note

E Pierangeli, N Gigante, C Pizzoni 
 U.O. di Neurochirugia A.O. “SS. Annunziata”, Via Bruno, 74100, Taranto, Italy

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C Pizzoni
Via Monte Soratte 27, 06034 Foligno (PG)
Italy

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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Pierangeli E, Gigante N, Pizzoni C. Tapping of a type II sylvian fissure arachnoid cyst: Technical note.Neurol India 2003;51:553-554


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Pierangeli E, Gigante N, Pizzoni C. Tapping of a type II sylvian fissure arachnoid cyst: Technical note. Neurol India [serial online] 2003 [cited 2019 Oct 14 ];51:553-554
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