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Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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I have a colloid cyst of the brain with no symptions as of yet but want to go overseas should I be ok to fly?

I have a colloid cyst of the brain with no symptions as of yet but want to go overseas should I be ok to fly?

Ask the neurosurgeon: Who is following you. Only s/he knows the imagery of your brain and will give you the answer to your question. Make sense? Good luck and take care! ...Read more

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Head pains when i lie down for 8 years. What could it be? Scared of colloid cyst or brain tumour. Neuro exam is good.

Head pains when i lie down for 8 years. What could it be? Scared of colloid cyst or brain tumour. Neuro exam is good.

Headaches: To reassure you, 8 years is a long time to live with a brain tumor. Headaches can come from your nasal congestion, and they worsen when you lay down, you need to get your allergies under control, see an allergist to help you. ...Read more

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I have an Acquired Brain Injury caused by a colloid cyst in third ventricle, how do I source help or rehab for brain injury.

I have an Acquired Brain Injury caused by a colloid cyst in third ventricle, how do I source help or rehab for brain injury.

See neurologist: The best way to find help for any brain injury is to first see a neurologist. They can recommend the best rehabilitation treatment facilities in your area. Good luck to you. ...Read more

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How we know the type of cyst in brain? There are no symptom bt MRI report says possibility of colloid cyst to be considered. Doc said nothing to worry

How we know the type of cyst in brain? There are no symptom bt MRI report says possibility of colloid cyst to be considered. Doc said nothing to worry

Colloid cyst: Colloid cysts arise from the roof of the third ventricle in the brain. Many are found incidentally and are not symptomatic but some can cause unpredictable obstruction of the spinal fluid pathways. It is important to see a neurosurgeon who specializes in endoscopic brain surgery or microneurosurgery to discuss the options. ...Read more

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Are colloid cysts always malignant?

Are colloid cysts always malignant?

No, usually not: My understanding is that colloid cyst suggests a benign entity. However, must know of what body part you are referring. ...Read more

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What is a nodular (colloid) goiter with cystic degeneration?

What is a nodular (colloid) goiter with cystic degeneration?

Benign: Hi. What is is is what the cytopath report says...what it ISN'T is cancer. Lucky you! ...Read more

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I'm a 29 y/o female. I have 6+ complex cysts on my thyroid - the largest is 1.1cm with a hypoechoic mass. All others are colloid. Should i be worried?

I'm a 29 y/o female. I have 6+ complex cysts on my thyroid - the largest is 1.1cm with a hypoechoic mass. All others are colloid. Should i be worried?

Need to follow it: The likelihood of cancer is still quite low. A lot depends on the characteristics of the cysts/nodules. If there are worrisome characteristics, surgery is indicated. It is important that the cysts/nodules be followed by someone who knows what to look for. Often an endocrinologist with ultrasound experience is better at this than a radiologist. ...Read more

Cerebrum (Definition)

Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...Read more