arachnoid villi


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Related to arachnoid villi: hydrocephalus, choroid plexus

arachnoid villi

[ə′rak‚nȯid′vil·ē]
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INPH is a disorder of CSF circulation, probably related to decreased absorption at the arachnoid villi leading to ventriculomegaly (Kernich, 2006).
Mucosal and epidermal lesions resolve with vitamin A supplementation, but it is not known whether the changes in the arachnoid villi are reversible.
Infectious processes such as meningitis can impede reabsorption of CSF at the level of the arachnoid villi resulting in hydrocephalus (Greenberg, 2001).
Pacchionian granulations are reported more frequently among adults, but earlier stages of hypertrophic arachnoid villi can be present as early as 18 months of age.