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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Tarlov cysts


Other Names for this Disease
  • Sacral Tarlov cysts
  • Sacral perineural cysts
  • Tarlov cyst
  • Perineural cysts
  • Sacral neural cysts
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Your Questions Answered


2 question(s) from the public on this disease have been answered. Submit a new question.
  • Years ago my coccyx (tailbone) was surgically removed. Recently, I was found to have a sacral Tarlov cyst. Could the Tarlov cyst have been caused by trauma? Is it possible that the problems with my tailbone and the sacral Tarlov cyst are related? Click here for answer

  • I have been diagnosed with Tarlov cyst disease. Is there a cure for this condition? How is it treated? Are there surgical options? How can I find a doctor who is knowledgeable about Tarlov cysts? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Sacral Tarlov cysts
  • Sacral perineural cysts
  • Tarlov cyst
  • Perineural cysts
  • Sacral neural cysts
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.