Colloid cyst Hydrocephalus

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Identifier EEC-Colloid cyst hydrocephalus
Title Colloid cyst Hydrocephalus
Subject colloid cyst, raised intracranial pressure, papilledema, obstructive hydrocephalus, MRI signs of increased intracranial pressure
Creator Rabih Hage, MD, Emory Eye Center Atlanta Georgia; Valérie Biousse, MD Departments of Ophthalmology and Neurology, Emory University School of Medicine
Description This is a case of colloid cyst of the third ventricle complicated by severe hydrocephalus, raised intracranial pressure and papilledema. Figure 1: Fundus photographs demonstrating bilateral optic nerve head edema Figure 2a and 2b: T1-weighted axial brain MRI without contrast: Dilation of both lateral ventricles (yellow arrows) suggesting hydrocephalus Figure 3: T1-weighted brain MRI without contrast : There is a T1 isointense lesion within the third ventricle (yellow circle) Figure 4 : T1-weighted sagittal brain MRI showing several radiologic signs of raised intracranial pressure Figure 4a: Dilation of the lateral ventricles with normal sized (or even small) fourth ventricle (yellow arrow), suggesting an obstruction at the level of the third ventricle (foramen of Monro) Figure 4b: Displacement of the cerebellar tonsils (arrow) below the foramen magnum (dashed yellow line) Figure 4c: The sella has a shallow shape (yellow arrows), and the pituitary appears flat (blue arrow) consistent with a partially empty sella.
Contributor Primary Hage, Rabih
Contributor Secondary Biousse, Valerie
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Type Image
Format application/pdf
Rights Management Copyright 2014. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit:
Holding Institution North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Association. NANOS Executive Office 5841 Cedar Lake Road, Suite 204, Minneapolis, MN 55416
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL
Language eng
ARK ark:/87278/s6k101t9
Setname ehsl_novel_eec
Date Created 2014-04-10
Date Modified 2018-01-22
ID 177362
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