Choroid fissure cyst

Case contributed by Dr Abdel-Rahman Abdel-Halim


Incidental finding in the context of trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 6-year-old
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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Case information

rID: 41753
Published: 18th Dec 2015
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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