Choroid fissure cyst

Case contributed by Abdel-Rahman Abdel-Halim
Diagnosis certain


Incidental finding in the context of trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 6 years
Gender: Male

CT Brain


A small (about 1 cm) well-defined cyst is seen at the right choroid fissure (incidental finding).

Case Discussion

The choroidal fissure cysts may simulate intraparenchymal cysts on axial images but their extra-axial location was well portrayed on the coronal images. 

Usually, these cysts are discovered incidentally.

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