Connatal cysts

Case contributed by Dr Tim Luijkx


Ongoing respiratory distress. Neurological delay. Hypoxic.

Patient Data

Age: 5 days
Gender: Female

Cystic changes lateral to the anterior horns suggest connatal cysts.

Otherwise normal size and configuration of ventricles. No signs of hemorrhage.

Case Discussion

Connatal 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: 56662
Published: 15th Nov 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included