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    • 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 Monro.
      Where can it be Found?
    • Is It Rare?
      . Colloid cysts account for 0.3 percent to 2 percent of all brain tumors.
      • 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.
      YES!!
      Can you live with it?
    • What does a Colloid Cyst do to you?
      • Can also block normal flow from the third ventricle to the lateral ventricles.
      • Usually Can cause headaches but neurologists cant tell for sure if the Cyst is what causes the headache.
      • Some people even blame this Cyst for sudden death.
      • Can cause nausea and vomiting
      IT’S A BIG DEAL!
    • 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.
    • After it’s Removed
      • There has been cases where the cyst has returned.
      • For the most part people go on living normal lives
    • Sources(:
      http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_l84oyjOh5c1qb6etto1_250.jpg
      http://www.healthscout.com/ency/68/569/main.html
      • http://radiopaedia.org/articles/interventricular-foramen-of-monro
      • http://www.ideamarketers.com/?Complete_Information_on_Colloid_cysts&articleid=361212
      • D.M.C neurology center.
    • The end(:
      Thank you.