A colloid cyst is a tumor with gelatinous material typically appearing near the center of the brain.
Symptoms of colloid cyst
- loss of consciousness
- memory problems
Treatments for colloid cyst
Management options vary with the severity of symptoms and their effect on the patient. The main options are the followings.
- craniotomy for microsurgical resection
- neuroendoscopic removal
- stereotactic drainage
- cerebrospinal fluid diversion with bilateral ventriculoperitoneal shunting placement
Keywords: symptoms and treatment of colloid cyst