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My arachnoid cysts is 1.6cm and 6.8cm, is these a Large

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my arachnoid cysts is 1.6cm and 6.8cm, is these a Large cyst? I have headaches, loss balance sometimes, mood swings, sometimes it get hard to phocus
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 years ago.
Hi there.
Thank you for your question.
I will be helping you out with your queries..
These are pretty large and since they are causing symptoms you will most likely require treatment for these.
Treatment may be in the form of following options:
Surgical placement of a cerebral shunt
An internal shunt drains into the subdural compartment.
A cystoperitoneal shunt drains to the peritoneal cavity.
Craniotomy with excision
Various endoscopic techniques are proving effective, including laser-assisted techniques.
Drainage by needle aspiration or burr hole.
Capsular resection
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