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Revista de la Sociedad Boliviana de Pediatría

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Abstract

SEJAS ESCALERA, Jorge  and  SALINAS ENCINAS, Diego. Colloid cyst. Report of a case in a child. Rev. bol. ped. [online]. 2014, vol.53, n.1, pp. 17-20. ISSN 1024-0675.

The colloid cysts are infrequent congenital lesions of the brain. They are more frequent in adolescent and young adults, who present different clinical manifestation. The shape and size is variable. They should be considered in adolescent and young adults, it is common the early and acute presentation of hydrocephaly. We describe this case, because the unusual presentation in a child. The recommended treatment is the early surgical removal of the cyst.

Keywords : Headache; colloid cyst; third ventricle; Hydrocephaly.

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