J Neurooncol 2022 Apr 3;157(2):321-332. Epub 2022 Mar 3.
Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, 625 E 68th St; Starr 651, New York, NY, 10065, USA.
Purpose: Colloid cysts are rare, benign brain tumors of the third ventricle with an estimated population prevalence of 1 in 5800. Sudden deterioration and death secondary to obstructive hydrocephalus are well-described presentations in patients with a colloid cyst. Although historically conceptualized as driven by sporadic genetic events, a growing body of literature supports the possibility of an inherited predisposition. Read More