What is a Colloid Cyst?
A Colloid Cyst is a collection of gelatinous
material in the brain.
A Colloid Cyst
A colloid cyst is usually found in the Anterior
third ventricle of the brain
It has also been found in
the foramen of Monro.
. Colloid cysts account for 0.3 percent
to 2 percent of all brain tumors.
Can you live with it?
Most people do not even no they have it.
Most are found on accident through an
M.R.I(Magnetic Resonance Imaging) or
WHAT DOES A COLLOID CYST DO TO
•Usually Can cause headaches but
neurologists cant tell for sure if the Cyst is
what causes the headache.
•Can also block normal flow from the
third ventricle to the lateral ventricles.
•Some people even blame this Cyst for
IT’S A BIG DEAL!
•Can cause nausea and vomiting
How to treat it
If a colloid cyst becomes a problem, a surgery could be
Follow up M.R.I scans or C.T scans should be
performed after the first two months six months and
two years, to be sure the cyst does not return.
There has been cases where the cyst has returned.
For the most part people go on living normal lives