Connatal cysts

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Anatomical variant in an investigation for non-focal epilepsy.

Patient Data

Age: 24-year-old
Gender: Female

MRI Brain (selected images)

As an incidental and non-relevant finding, bilateral connatal cysts were identified adjacent to the anterior horn of both lateral ventricles. The remainder brain is unremarkable (not shown). 

Case Discussion

Connatal cysts, also known as frontal horn cysts, are cystic areas adjacent to the superolateral margins of the body and frontal horns of the lateral ventricles and are believed to represent a normal variant.

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Case information

rID: 42867
Published: 14th Feb 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Tag: rmh
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