Ependymal and Paraphyseal Cysts

  • Arthur E. Marlin
  • Sarah J. Gaskill
Part of the Principles of Pediatric Neurosurgery book series (PRINCPEDIATR)


Paraphyseal cysts, more commonly called colloid cysts and ependymal cysts, are benign developmental lesions of presumed neuroepithelial origin. The colloid cyst is a well-defined pathological entity but considered by some to be part of the spectrum of ependymal cysts. Ependymal cysts are poorly defined in the literature and thus will be considered separately.


Choroid Plexus Arachnoid Cyst Colloid Cyst Epithelial Cyst Enterogenous Cyst 
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