Cavum septum pellucidum et vergae

Case contributed by Dr Heba Mohamed


Incidental CT finding in a patient with delayed mental milestones.

Patient Data

Gender: Female

Fluid is noted between the leaflets of the septum pellucidum that extends behind the anterior columns of the fornix reflecting a cavum vergae.

Case Discussion

Routine non-contrast cranial CT of a patient with delayed mental milestones demonstrates the incidental finding of cavum septum pellucidum et vergae. No CT finding explains the patient symptoms.

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Case information

rID: 48268
Published: 4th Oct 2016
Last edited: 5th Oct 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded