Cavum septum pellucidum et vergae

Case contributed by Dr Karwan T. Khoshnaw


Incidental CT finding in a patient presenting with a chronic headache

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

Evidence of a rectangular shaped CSF containing space between the leaflets of the septum pellucidum (between the anterior horns of lateral ventricles) with posterior extension splaying the fornices laterally representing an incidental cavum septum pellucidum with cavum vergae (cavum septum pellucidum et vergae).

There are subtotal opacifications of both maxillary sinuses denoting sinusitis.

Case Discussion

A persistent cavum septum pellucidum et vergae is a normal anatomical variant.


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Case information

rID: 64668
Published: 3rd Dec 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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