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CT scan showed left middle cranial fossa arachnoid cyst. What does that mean?

My son had a ct scan over the weekend and the findings were that they found an ovoid densitiy prominence the anteromedial left middle cranial fossa extra axial fluid space associated with hypodevelopment of the anteroinferior left temporal tip but no definite mass effect. The report went on to say that findings consistent with a left middle cranial fossa arachnoid cyst . OTHERWISE, NORMAL ct APPERANCE OF THE BRAIN. What does that mean? My son is three
Asked On : Sat, 22 Sep 2012
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Dear Friend
This is a developmental variation and you dont need to worry about it. This is an incidental finding of no consequence.
. Vineet Saggar (MCh)
Neuro Surgeon / Spinal Surgeon
Chandigarh, Mohali -
Ivy Hospital Sector 71
Mob. No.:- +91-9855990990
Answered: Sun, 23 Sep 2012
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