Revista chilena de radiología
versão On-line ISSN 0717-9308
DE CASTRO G, Francisco Javier; ASENSIO C, José Francisco; ADEVA B, María Teresa e GARCIA I, Paloma. QUISTE LEPTOMENINGEO: HALLAZGOS EN TC Y RM. Rev. chil. radiol. [online]. 2004, vol.10, n.3, pp. 129-131. ISSN 0717-9308. doi: 10.4067/S0717-93082004000300007.
Traumatic leptomeningeal cyst as a complication of skull fractures was initially thought to occur primarily in the pediatric population. The occurrence of a traumatic leptomeningeal cyst in the adult population is rare. We report the case of a 47 year old male. He presented complaining of loss of sensation in the right arm and desviation of the mouth, from which he recovered within an hour. Neuro-imaging studies showed irregular destruction of the right temporal bone and hypodensity of the underlying brian tissue. Surgical operation and histological study of the bone removed showed that it was a leptomeningeal cyst, associated with a cerebral infarct
Palavras-chave : Growing skull fracture; Head injury; Leptcomeningeal cyst.