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2023 Jan

Clin Case Rep



Galassi type III arachnoid cyst presenting as a migraine of weariness.


Khizar A, Shahzad W, Yadav P K
Clin Case Rep. 2023 Jan; 11(1):e6891.
PMID: 36698522.


A 24-year-old right-handed male presented with a 4-month history of migraine of weariness. Typical accompanying symptoms with migraine like nausea, vomiting, photophobia and aura were not present. Non-contrast CT brain revealed a left sided large frontotemporoparietal (Galassi Type III) arachnoid cyst. The patient underwent a cystoperitoneal shunt.