CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 363-366

A calcified epidermoid cyst within right lateral ventricle: A report of a rare case


1 Department of Radiology, Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
2 Department of Pathology, Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
3 Department of Neurosurgery, Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

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Pradipta Tripathy
Department of Neurosurgery, Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital, Sector-8, Kalinga Nagar, Ghatikia, Bhubaneswar - 751 003, Odisha
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DOI: 10.4103/0975-2870.182508

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A young patient reported to neurosurgery outdoor department with symptoms of increased intracranial pressure. Noncontrast computed tomography examination showed a single calcified mass within right lateral ventricle with mild hydrocephalus. Contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging revealed nonenhancing single mass within right lateral ventricle with mild hydrocephalus. Intraventricular calcified choroid papilloma/calcified epidermoid were radiological differentials. The mass was excised, removed from the lateral ventricles and found to be calcified epidermoid on gross and microscopic examination, which is rare.


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