Choroid plexus cyst of the lateral ventricle in an elderly man. Case report

J Neurosurg. 1984 Feb;60(2):435-7. doi: 10.3171/jns.1984.60.2.0435.


The authors report a case of a symptomatic choroid plexus cyst located in the right lateral ventricle of a 64-year-old man who presented with focal epilepsy. The cyst was diagnosed by computerized tomography, and was proven pathologically at surgery. Total removal was accomplished, with subsequent disappearance of the seizures. A brief review of the literature is included.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Choroid Plexus* / pathology
  • Choroid Plexus* / surgery
  • Cysts / diagnosis*
  • Cysts / pathology
  • Cysts / surgery
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged