Orphanet: Perineural cyst Tarlov cyst

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Perineural cyst

Disease definition

A disorder that is characterized by the presence of cerebrospinal fluid-filled nerve root cysts most commonly found at the sacral level of the spine, although they can be found in any section of the spine, which can cause progressively painful radiculopathy.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Tarlov cyst
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: G54.8
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0520720
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 9258
  • MedDRA: -

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