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Colloid cyst of the third ventricle
  1. Jayesh P Thawani,
  2. M Sean Grady
  1. Department of Neurological Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Jayesh P. Thawani, Department of Neurological Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 3 Silverstein Pavilion, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA; jayesh.thawani{at}uphs.upenn.edu

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A 26-year-old woman gave a 2-year history of intermittent and worsening headaches. MR scan of brain showed a 1.1 cm cystic, peripherally enhancing lesion in the third ventricle, causing obstructive hydrocephalus at the interventricular foramen of Monro (figure 1A, B). She underwent endoscopic intraventricular resection through a left frontal burr hole. Pathological examination confirmed a colloid cyst.

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(A, B) Preoperative MRI, T1 with …

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  • Contributors JPT contributed to the research and design of this publication, edited the video and formatted figures. MSG contributed to the research and design of this publication.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval IRB.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned, externally peer reviewed. This paper was reviewed by Tony Amato-Watkins, Cardiff, UK.

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