Infected colloid cyst

Infected colloid cyst Childs Nerv Syst (2017) 33:1599–1602 DOI 10.1007/s00381-017-3467-1 CASE REPORT 1 1 1 1 Atilla Yilmaz & Mustafa Aras & Yurdal Serarslan & Mustafa Emrah Kaya Received: 12 May 2017 /Accepted: 16 May 2017 /Published online: 3 June 2017 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 Abstract pituitary gland axis pathologies, and the lesions of the poste- Introduction Colloid cysts are the most common pathologic rior wall may cause to non-communican hydrocephalus. lesions of the third ventricle. Although they are histologically CCs form 55% of pure third ventricular lesions [3–5]. On benign, they may grow and can cause the hydrocephalus. magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in T1-weighted imaging Case summary A 5-year-old male patient underwent to sur- mostly seems as hyperintense or isointense lesion and in T2- gery with the diagnosis of colloid cyst. In operation, after the weighted imaging mostly seems hypointense. The most obvi- anterior transcallosal approach, the cyst was punctured by ous difference from other mass lesions is typically round, well syringe and obviously pus aspirated. circumscribed, and hyperintense appearance with peripheral Conclusion Colloid cysts mostly remain silent and detected contrast enhancement. CCs almost always appear in the third incidentally. Although it is rarely defined, rhinorrhea, hypopi- ventricle, and more than Child's Nervous System Springer Journals

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