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Tarlov cysts are sacral perineural cysts. This case report describes the clinical course after biopsy of a very large Tarlov cyst via laparoscopy, which was thought preoperatively to be an adnexal mass. It serves as a warning against attempting biopsy or resection of these lesions.

Original publication

DOI

10.1016/j.jmig.2008.09.580

Type

Journal article

Journal

J Minim Invasive Gynecol

Publication Date

01/2009

Volume

16

Pages

78 - 80

Keywords

Aged, Female, Humans, Laparoscopy, Pain, Postoperative, Tarlov Cysts