Colloid cyst

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: Adult

Single axial image from a CT of the brain demonstrates a small hyperdense colloid cyst or the roof of the third ventricle, without hydrocephalus. 


Single selected images from an MRI of the brain, demonstrating the colloid cyst to be isointense to brain on both T1 and T2 weighted images. 

Case Discussion

Pathognomic appearances of a small colloid cyst

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Case information

rID: 9048
Published: 15th Mar 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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