Colloid Cysts of Third Ventricle malady
Categories: Rare diseases, Neuronal diseases
NIH Rare Diseases:46 Colloid cysts of the third ventricle are non-cancerous brain lesions. the third ventricle is a cavity in the brain that is filled with cerebral spinal fluid (csf). colloid cysts can cause blockages resulting in a build up of csf in the brain (hydrocephalus) and increased pressure. some colloid cysts are asymptomatic while others cause neurological symptoms, such as headaches, swelling of the optic nerve (papilledema), and drop attacks. when symptoms are present onset tends to be in the third to sixth decade of life. while uncommon, symptoms of colloid cyst can become life threatening. last updated: 1/4/2013
MalaCards based summary: Colloid Cysts of Third Ventricle, is also known as neuroepithelial cysts of third ventricle Affiliated tissues include brain.
MalaCards organs/tissues related to Colloid Cysts of Third Ventricle:34
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61SNOMED-CT via Orphanet
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