Percutaneous fibrin glue therapy of meningeal cysts of the sacral spine

AJR Am J Roentgenol. 1997 Feb;168(2):367-70. doi: 10.2214/ajr.168.2.9016209.


Objective: We assessed CT-guided percutaneous injection of fibrin glue to manage meningeal cysts of the sacral spine in patients with back pain.

Conclusion: All patients experienced resolution or marked improvement of symptoms for as long as 23 months after fibrin glue therapy. No patients experienced recurrence of symptoms during the follow-up interval. Percutaneous CT-guided fibrin glue therapy for sacral meningeal cysts may be a more definitive therapy than repetitive cyst aspiration.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Cysts / diagnosis
  • Cysts / therapy*
  • Female
  • Fibrin Tissue Adhesive / therapeutic use*
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Male
  • Meninges*
  • Middle Aged
  • Spinal Cord Diseases / diagnosis
  • Spinal Cord Diseases / therapy*
  • Tissue Adhesives / therapeutic use*
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed


  • Fibrin Tissue Adhesive
  • Tissue Adhesives