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Arachnoid cysts are usually diagnosed with a complete exam and imaging tests to see the cysts. These tests may include:
Many children with arachnoid cysts don't need any treatment. In most cases, treatment is only recommend if the cysts are causing symptoms. If your child needs treatment there are a few options:
Our Neurosurgery team at Boston Children's Hospital uses minimally invasive surgery (smaller and more precise tools) to treat arachnoid cysts. This type of surgery means smaller incisions, quicker recovery and fewer side effects for our patients.
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”