Infratentorial Arachnoidal Cysts

  • Concezio Di Rocco
  • Massimo Caldarelli
  • Antonello Ceddia
Part of the Principles of Pediatric Neurosurgery book series (PRINCPEDIATR)


Owing to the wide variety of cystic malformations occurring within the posterior cranial fossa, the recognition of arachnoid cysts in the region may still be difficult even when the modern diagnostic tools for neuroimaging are available. An appropriate knowledge of the developmental morphology of the nervous structures and of the ventricular an4 subarachnoid spaces of the posterior fossa is required for the neuroradiological diagnosis as well as for the therapeutic indications.


Posterior Fossa Fourth Ventricle Arachnoid Cyst Cerebellar Hemisphere Internal Auditory Canal 
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  • Concezio Di Rocco
  • Massimo Caldarelli
  • Antonello Ceddia

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