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Arachnoid Cyst

Posted By Kathy on January 28, 1999 at 14:00:53:







I have been suffering severe back and leg pain for a year and a half.  A recent
MRI has shown that I have an Arachnoid Cyst on S1-2.  
Basically what I need to know is what exactly is an Arachnoid Cyst?  My
neurosurgeon says he could remove it by laser but he would putting me at
risk.  
What are the possibilities of this cyst getting larger?  Can this cyst go
away on it's own?
Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you
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