Trapped 4th ventricle

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Previous subarachnoid haemorrhage.

CT

The fourth ventricle is markedly enlarged with enlargement also present of the 3rd and lateral ventricles (incompletely imaged). 

Case Discussion

Trapped ventricle, also known as isolated ventricle, is a condition in which there is obstruction to the entry and exit path of CSF through the ventricle.

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Case information

rID: 4065
Case created: 16th Jul 2008
Last edited: 17th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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