Recommended Readings for Arachnoid Cysts of the Head and Spine in Children

  • Fewel ME, Levy ML, McComb JG: Surgical treatment of 95 children with 102 intracranial arachnoid cysts. Pediatr Neurosurg 25:165-173, 1996
  • Galassi E, Gaist G, Giuliani G, et al: Arachnoid cysts of the middle cranial fossa: experience with 77 cases treated surgically. Acta Neurochir Suppl (Wien) 42:201-204, 1988
  • Gangemi M, Seneca V, Colella G, et al: Endoscopy versus microsurgical cyst excision and shunting for treating intracranial arachnoid cysts. J Neurosurg Pediatr 8:158-164, 2011
  • Liu JK, Cole CD, Sherr GT, et al: Noncommunicating spinal extradural arachnoid cyst causing spinal cord compression in a child. J Neurosurg 103:266-269, 2005
  • Raffel C, McComb JG: To shunt or to fenestrate: which is the best surgical treatment for arachnoid cysts in pediatric patients? Neurosurgery 23:338-342, 1988
  • Zada G, Krieger MD, McNatt SA, et al: Pathogenesis and treatment of intracranial arachnoid cysts in pediatric patients younger than 2 years of age. Neurosurg Focus 22:E1, 2007