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Chronic arachnoiditis in the posterior fossa: a study of 82 cases
  1. Zhang Rongxun
  1. Department of Neurosurgery, Second Affiliated Hospital of Hebei Medical College, Shijiazhuang, People's Republic of China

    Abstract

    Arachnoiditis in the posterior fossa is not a rare disorder in China. Eighty-two cases seen in a three year period were studied with reference to symptomatology, aetiology and treatment. The presentation was contrasted with that of increased intracranial pressure caused by tumour. The efficacy of treatment by direct exploration and shunt surgery was emphasised.

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