Disease Information for Tarlov perineural sacral cyst

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Face Pain
Proctalgia
Rectal pain Rectalgia
Acute Back Pain
Back Pain
Backache
Chronic Back Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbosacral Pain
Diagnostic Test Results
CT Scan
CT Scan/Lumbar spine abnormal
CT scan/Spine abnormal/Skeletal
MRI/Lumbosacral spine abnormality
X-RAY
Xray/Lumbosacral spine/abnormalities
Xray/Spine Abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Radicular neuropathy
Sacral radiculopathy
Tarlov perineural sacral cyst
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Lumbosacral joint involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Sacrococcygeal disorder
CLASS/Sacrum involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Skeletal (category)
Process
PROCESS/Benign condition (ex)
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
Treatment
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Needle cyst drainage
Definition

benign acquired small perineural sacral cysts; thought to be incidental xray finding and thought to be asymptomatic but does cause sacral radicular pain ; may be traumatic in origin, often has coimmunication with cord CSF; needle decompression occasionally done; not progressive; occasionally multiple; CT scan and MRI scan demonstrate anatomy best

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