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Table 2 The mechanism of the spinal canal cysts by different authors

From: Classification, mechanism and surgical treatments for spinal canal cysts

Author Year Journal Main mechanism of the cyst Number of cases Special point
Maiuri F 2006 J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry Valve mechanism 1 arachnoid cyst
Tarlov IM 1970 Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry Pulsatile hydrostatic pressure 7 Perineurial cysts
Sun JJ 2013 Plos One Upright walking 56 congenital weakness
Kim DS 2014 Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society direct trauma or hyperextension resulting in spinal cord or nerve root damage 1 synovial cysts
Chan AP 2010 J Orthop Surg Res microtrauma due to increased motion at a particular motion segment or segmental instability 3 ligamentum flavum cysts
Asamoto S e 2013 Acta Neurochirurgica check-valve mechanism 10 sacral meningeal cysts
Aydin S 2010 European Spine Journal acute degeneration with formation of reactive pseudomembrane 5 discal cysts
Arnold PM 2009 J Spinal Cord Med developmental abnormalities of central nervous system 1 Neurenteric cysts