Trapped 4th ventricle

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Previous subarachnoid haemorrhage.

Modality: 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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