Lateral Ventricular Tumors
Last Updated: March 21, 2019
Mass lesions in the lateral ventricles are rather uncommon and present a particular technical challenge because of their difficult-to-reach location and the neighboring vital diencephalic structures. These tumors are typically benign, grow at a slow rate, and are not identified until they reach a large size.
The tumor types most commonly found within the lateral ventricle are astrocytomas, ependymomas, subependymomas, meningiomas, central neurocytomas, choroid plexus papillomas, and epidermo...