Abstract CASE REPORT: We report on the successful conservative treatment of a child harbouring a right-temporal arachnoid cyst associated with bilateral hygroma. TREATMENT: Medical treatment was by corticosteroids for several days and acetazolamide (15 mg/kg/die) for 10 months. OUTCOME: Clinical symptoms and signs disappeared completely with partial resolution of the bilateral hygroma at MRI follow-up.

Acetazolamide and corticosteroid therapy in complicated arachnoid cyst

LONGATTI, PIERLUIGI;MARTON, ELISABETTA;
2005

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Abstract CASE REPORT: We report on the successful conservative treatment of a child harbouring a right-temporal arachnoid cyst associated with bilateral hygroma. TREATMENT: Medical treatment was by corticosteroids for several days and acetazolamide (15 mg/kg/die) for 10 months. OUTCOME: Clinical symptoms and signs disappeared completely with partial resolution of the bilateral hygroma at MRI follow-up.
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