Colloid cyst of the third ventricle

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad

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Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female

A rounded hyperdense lesion located near the interventricular foramina of Monro is present, without hydrocephalus.

Case Discussion

Colloid cyst of the 3rd ventricle typically seen as a well defined, unilocular rounded lesion at the roof of the 3rd ventricle. They are typically hyperdense and calcification is uncommon.

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Case information

rID: 54242
Case created: 29th Jun 2017
Last edited: 10th Jan 2018
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