What does this mean - Prominent CSF & Arachnoid cyst?
Brief history, symptoms began about 2 weeks after a fall on the ice back in Jan. 09. Since then numerous DRs and tests later still no answers. Symptoms are increasing in severity and number rapidly this last month or so. Still no answers. Finally two weeks ago my wife requested a brain MRI. The Dr. did not explain the radiology report at all just said I should get a second opinion. My MD read the report and ... well has a much more urgent attitude about the MRIs results. Can someone explain this to me? Or help me understand the urgency or lack thereof? ===== Radiology Report - Impression 1. Prominent CSF Density in the posterior fossa, which may represent an arachnoid cyst. There is some associated mass effect on the cerebellar hemispheres. Cerebellar tonsils are borderline low lying in position, approaching the level of the foramen magnum. ===== end Any Help understanding would be appreciated.
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