Unexpected death from a colloid cyst


BACKGROUND Colloid cysts are usually benign brain tumors, which rarely cause acute neurological deterioration with sudden death due to an acute increase of intracranial pressure. So far, the final pathophysiology and clinical signs of impending death are unclear in this context. AIM We present a case of an adolescent who presented with symptoms similar to… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12245-009-0153-4