Colloid cyst

Case contributed by Dr Pavan Borra


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Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

A small nodular hyperdense lesion of about 6 x 5 mm noted at anterior third ventricle at the level of foramen of munro.

Case Discussion

Colloid cyst is a benign epithelial lined cyst. Most common location is inferior aspect of septum pellucidum protruding into anterior portion of third ventricle. 

Differential diagnosis are meningioma, subependymal giant cell astrocytoma.

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Case information

rID: 69659
Published: 17th Jul 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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