COLLOID CYSTS
By: Rebecca Rose
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 ...
 . 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 Re...
WHAT DOES A COLLOID CYST DO TO
YOU?
•Usually Can cause headaches but
neurologists cant tell for sure if the Cyst is
what c...
How to treat it
 If a colloid cyst becomes a problem, a surgery could be
performed.
 Follow up M.R.I scans or C.T scans ...
There has been cases where the cyst has returned.
For the most part people go on living normal lives
SOURCES(:
 http://radiopaedia.org/
articles/interventricular
-foramen-of-monro
 http://www.ideamarket
ers.com/?Complete_...
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Colloid cysts

  1. 1. COLLOID CYSTS By: Rebecca Rose
  2. 2. What is a Colloid Cyst?  A Colloid Cyst is a collection of gelatinous material in the brain. A Colloid Cyst
  3. 3.  A colloid cyst is usually found in the Anterior third ventricle of the brain  It has also been found in the foramen of Monro.
  4. 4.  . Colloid cysts account for 0.3 percent to 2 percent of all brain tumors.
  5. 5. 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 C.T(Computed tomography)scan.
  6. 6. WHAT DOES A COLLOID CYST DO TO YOU? •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 sudden death. IT’S A BIG DEAL! •Can cause nausea and vomiting
  7. 7. How to treat it  If a colloid cyst becomes a problem, a surgery could be performed.  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.
  8. 8. There has been cases where the cyst has returned. For the most part people go on living normal lives
  9. 9. SOURCES(:  http://radiopaedia.org/ articles/interventricular -foramen-of-monro  http://www.ideamarket ers.com/?Complete_Inf ormation_on_Colloid_c ysts&articleid=361212  D.M.C neurology center.  http://25.media.tumblr. com/tumblr_l84oyjOh5 c1qb6etto1_250.jpg  http://www.healthscout .com/ency/68/569/mai n.html
  10. 10. The end(: Thank you.

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