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My doctor told me I have a colloid cyst in my third ventricle. What are ventricles?
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Dr. Roger Frankel
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Fluid space in brain
Ventricles are the normal spaces in the brain that cerebrospinal fluid is made and and travels in.

In brief: Fluid space in brain
Ventricles are the normal spaces in the brain that cerebrospinal fluid is made and and travels in.
Dr. Roger Frankel
Dr. Roger Frankel
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Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
Neurosurgery
In brief: Fluid space in brain
The brain has multiple fluid spaces inside of it.
These are called ventricles. The brain fluid that covers/cushions the brain is made inside the brain fluid spaces (ventricles) and is absorbed after circulating through these spaces. If a cyst/tumor blocks flow of the fluid through these spaces, it can create build up of fluid (hydrocephalus). Talk more to your md.

In brief: Fluid space in brain
The brain has multiple fluid spaces inside of it.
These are called ventricles. The brain fluid that covers/cushions the brain is made inside the brain fluid spaces (ventricles) and is absorbed after circulating through these spaces. If a cyst/tumor blocks flow of the fluid through these spaces, it can create build up of fluid (hydrocephalus). Talk more to your md.
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Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
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