colloid cyst


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col·loid cyst

a cyst with gelatinous contents.
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colloid cyst

A cyst with gelatinous contents.
See also: cyst
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Keywords: Colloid cyst, Hydrocephalus, Memory loss, Third ventricle, Transcallosal, Transforaminal.
Colloid cysts are benign lesions, found in the anterior part of the roof of the third ventricle.
Goel, "Surgical management of colloid cyst of the third ventricle--a study of 105 cases," Surgical Neurology, vol.
In a study performed by Sener NR, he claimed that colloid cyst had hypointense signal on DWI (on the b = 1000 sec/mm) which were apparently higher than cerebral parenchyma and lower than CSF.
Her theory was that our son crashed because he blacked out due to the colloid cyst and that he had hydrocephalus before he crashed, and she was determined to install two tubes, called shunts, permanently into our son's brain, one on the left side and one on the right side, which would be implanted beneath the skin behind the ears, go through the neck and down into his abdominal cavity for draining cerebral spinal fluid from his brain.
MRI confirmed a colloid cyst of the third ventricle of 1 cm in diameter with obstruction of CSF flow (Figure ib).
TABLE 1: The sonographic results of 41 patients with thyroid colloid cysts. Interval change Location Mean size (mm) No interval change (8) Rt (4), Lt (4) 4.6 Gradual increase (8) Rt (3), Lt (5) 3.4 Gradual decrease (5) Rt (3), Lt (2) 4.3 Positive fluctuation (3) Rt (0), Lt (3) 3.7 Negative fluctuation (6) Rt (1), Lt (5) 4.8 Disappearance (5) Rt (1), Lt (4) 3.2 New detection (6) Rt (3), Lt (3) 3.8 Note.
Of the intraventricular tumors, the large colloid cyst, epidermoid tumor including its capsule, immature teratoma, and the benign mixed astroglial cyst were resected in a gross total fashion.
Colloid Cysts. Colloid cysts are endodermal congenital malformations, and they represent under 1% of all intracerebral cystic masses.
[8.] Couldwell WT, Chandrasoma P, Apuzzo MLJ, et al: Third ventricular cysticercal cyst mimicking a colloid cyst: case report.