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Colloid Cyst Brain
I have a colloid cyst brain, with no symptoms and is not growing , is it safe to have sinus surgery?
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
Head pains when i lie down for 8 years. What could it be? Scared of colloid cyst or brain tumour. Neuro exam is good.
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
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
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 a 3 mm colloid cyst. Lately MRIs are showing "marked pontine and minimal bilateral cerebral white matter" "T2 prolongation" Can this be MS?
One type of nodule: Colloid is a yellow-brown liquid found in thyroids. Thyroid cells usually organize into hollow balls, or follicles, with colloid in their centers. Occasionally, cysts (large liquid-filled structures) can form in the thyroid. These often are filled with colloid, and may be called colloid cysts. Most cysts are not cancers, but 5% can have a cancer along an edge. A biopsy (fna) can determine this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Enlarging cyst: Hello, an enlarging colloid cyst typically can be followed by your doctor unless it becomes obstructive in that it blocks your airway, swallowing, or blood flow. ...Read more
My 14 year old girl has a colloid cyst. One of the symptoms are amnesia , but i feel it has gotten worse. What can I do to help?
I have had 3 mri's this past year due a colloid cyst. I had my 3 month post op mri, it showed borderline Chiari l malf. why didn't it show before?
Depends on reader: It probably did but since you're saying that it was called "borderline" by one radiologist that means that it is so close either being called Chiari or NOT BEING called Chiari that who ever the last person was who read it may have chose not make ANY call compared to the current reader who chose to read it using MAXIMUM WAFFLING CAPACITY! Do you have a copy to show? www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read more
I had a MRI done on my cervical spine, and it says that I have a presumed colloid cyst in the right thyroid lobe measuring 10 mm.Can you please help.
Mri findings: Mri imaging frequently will pick up findings incidentally and unrelated to why the test was ordered. Taking a conservative approach, it would be a good idea to speak to your primary doc first to see if this needs to be imaged further. A ultrasound is helpful. Also, tsh, t3/t4 blood work can be done to make sure the blood levels are normal. If needed, an evaluation by an ENT doc would be next step. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dx tiny colloid cyst 3rd ventricle. While driving with my son i had sudden onset 5 second burst of severe pain with greying of vision. Followed by hot flush sensation top of head. CT scan normal. Didnt mention CC. Does this fit any headache syndrome?
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
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