[Skip to Navigation]
June 1979

Radiology of a Large Cisterna Magna Cyst: A Case Report

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Radiology (Drs Alker and Leslie) and Neurosurgery (Dr Glasauer), Erie County Medical Center, Buffalo, NY, and the Statue University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine.

Arch Neurol. 1979;36(6):376-379. doi:10.1001/archneur.1979.00500420086013

• A case of a large cisterna magna cyst presented a problem in differential diagnosis. Characteristic changes were shown on plain skull roentgenograms and on radionuclide brain scan. The diagnosis was established on the basis of pneumoencephalography and isotope cisternography. The lesion responded well to surgical management.