Table of ContentsDefinition / general
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Definition / general
- Arachnoid granulations are pathway for drainage of cerebrospinal fluid from subarachnoid space into dural venous sinus system
- Typically produce small, well defined indentations of inner table of skull
- Giant cystic arachnoid granulations may present as destructive appearing osteolytic lesions, with CSF containing cysts (Hum Pathol 1993;24:438)