Cavum septum pellucidum and cavum vergae

Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi



Patient Data

Age: 8 years
Gender: Male

CSF filled cavity between the two lateral ventricles extending from the anterior to the posterior.

Case Discussion

Cavum septum pellucidum (anterior) and cavum vergae (posterior) are midline CSF filled cavities. These do not have any communication with the ventricular system, and usually involute during development but can persist into adulthood.

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Case information

rID: 54875
Published: 7th Aug 2017
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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