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Arachnoyd cyst

hi i had a bleed on the brain afew years ago and within 6 month I found I had an archnoyd cyst.
  February this year I had the cyst dispersed and it last 7 week before it got that big I could not walk my specialist then put a shunt in the cord to drain the cyst in April.
  I have been for an MRI scan and got my results yesterday!!! There is another archnoyd cyst 2 inch above the shunt!!! I feel so alone and been told this is not common.. Please get in touch if you have any advice x x


  • Ellen625EEllen625 New Jersey, USPosts: 757
    Hi Debiiiz
    I am very sorry you are going through this! please take some time to search the information provided on this site as well as other posts. It is not unusual to be feeling they way you do. I am sure others will chime in. Take care. Ellen 
  • Bruce EitmanBruce Eitman Akron, OH, USAPosts: 1,510

    Welcome to the Spine-Health forums.

    I know we have members who have cyst issues, but I don't think they have used the term Arachnoyd, so search for cyst and you will find discussions.

    Please click on the following link for some helpful information to get you started with the forums: Welcome to Spine-Health


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    ACDF C4-C5-C6-C7, and getting better every day
    It has been a process of healing, learning, exercising, and resting - and figuring out when to do which.

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