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This colour enhanced axial (cross sectional) T1 weighted MR image without contrast shows a well circumscribed ovoid hyperintense lesion at the foramen of Monro attached to the septum pellucidum. This represents a benign lesion called a Colloid Cyst. These can cause intermittent hydrocephalus when blocking the foramen and have been reported to cause sudden death in the setting a acute hydrocephalus.
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