colloid cyst


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col·loid cyst

a cyst with gelatinous contents.

colloid cyst

Etymology: Gk, kolla, glue, eidos, form, kystis, bag
1 a thyroid gland follicle distended with thyroid secretion.
2 a cyst in the third ventricle, leading to hydrocephalus.
3 a cyst with gelatinous contents.

colloid cyst

A cyst with gelatinous contents.
See also: cyst
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Transcortical-transventricular approach in colloid cysts of the third ventricle: surgical experience with 26 cases.
Colloid cyst of the 3rd ventricle as a cause of acute neurological deterioration and sudden death.
Changing characteristics of a colloid cyst of the third ventricle.
MR in the diagnosis of colloid cyst of the third ventricle.
Solid-calcified colloid cyst of the third ventricle.
Optimal treatment of a colloid cyst of the third ventricle remains somewhat controversial.
1 cm colloid cyst at the anterior aspect of the third ventricle, at the foramen of Monro, resulting in marked obstructive hydrocephalus.
The following day, he underwent a left frontal craniotomy for transcortical resection of the colloid cyst, fenestration of the septum pellucidum, and placement of a left frontal ventriculostomy.
Sudden death in an adolescent boy due to a colloid cyst of the third ventricle.
Sudden death in an 11-year-old boy due to rupture of a colloid cyst of the third ventricle following `disco-dancing.
Sudden and unexpected death in childhood due to a colloid cyst of the third ventricle.
Besides colloid cysts, this device has a lot of applications for primary brain tumors and metastatic tumors," Dr.