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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Evidence on endoscopic versus microsurgical resection of colloid cysts showed that microsurgical approach had significantly higher rates of gross total resection, lower recurrence rate and lower re-operation rate.
Wednesday, September 3: Our son was examined by the new neurosurgeon at the new hospital, who stated: There is no evidence of hydrocephalus being related to the colloid cyst before the accident.
The CT and later MRI of the head showed a small colloid cyst of the third ventricle, about 9 mm in diameter, which was already narrowing left foramen Monroe.
4) The patient's condition and surgeon's experience supported treatment of the colloid cyst in the foramen of Monro by transcortical transventricular approach and was successful.
Colloid cyst of the 3rd ventricle as a cause of acute neurological deterioration and sudden death.
On an MRI, a colloid cyst appears as a somewhat rounded, intraventricular lesion.
Microscopic sections from the third ventricle mass were diagnostic of a colloid cyst.
Henein, a native Canadian and registered nurse, was first diagnosed with a colloid cyst in 2003, when she started suffering terrible headaches and sudden muscle weakness.
One case of colloid cyst was evaluated in our study, which was located at foramen of Monro.
Benign thyroid lesions have been given as colloid goiter, adenomatous goiter, hyperplastic nodule and colloid cyst.