Cava septum pellucidum and vergae

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Ho


34 year old male with a concussion sustained playing ice hockey.

Patient Data

Age: 34
Gender: Male

Non-contrast CT of the head demonstrates a variant of a cavum septi pellucidi with cavum vergae. There is a large CSF collection between the leaves of septum pellucidum extending posteriorly with the CSF collection, splaying the fornices laterally.

Case Discussion

Cavae septum pellucidum and vergae are often incidental findings and patients are asymptomatic.  These are normal variants.

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Case information

rID: 23016
Published: 13th May 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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