2 Case Reports On Atypical Haemorrhagic Colloid Cyst
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Colloid cysts are benign cystic lesions located at the anterior part of the third ventricle mostly at the foramen of Monro and contain colloid material. Hemorrhage in a colloid cyst is exceedingly rare.

Only 15 clinically diagnosed cases of haemorrhagic cysts were reported in the literature and 5 more cases on autopsy. The team reports two rare cases of a haemorrhagic colloid cyst describing the atypical radiological findings, the undertaken surgical procedures and histopathological results.

Presentation of cases:
They presented 2 cases of haemorrhagic third ventricle colloid cysts. First case is a 27-year-old male patient, presented with dizziness, nausea, vomiting and blurring of vision. He was operated by transcortical endoscopic transventricular excision of a third ventricular cyst and the insertion of external ventricular drain.
The second patient is a 21-year-old male, presented with history of worsening headache for 1 month associated with blurring of vision. The patient had a transcortical microscopic, transventricular cyst excision.

Conclusion:
They concluded that, though exceedingly rare, colloid cyst can bleed and cause rapid deterioration in neurological status, thus, presence of atypical features should alert the physicians to consider atypical colloid cyst that would be valuable in surgical decision making whether endoscopic or microscopic.

Source: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2210261220309044?dgcid=rss_sd_all
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