interventricular foramen

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Related to interventricular foramen: cerebral aqueduct, choroid plexus, third ventricle, Median aperture
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Noun1.interventricular foramen - the small opening (on both the right and left sides) that connects the third ventricle in the diencephalon with the lateral ventricle in the cerebral hemisphere
foramen, hiatus - a natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure
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The lateral ventricles communicate with the third ventricle by a foramen which is called the interventricular foramen (foramen of monro) [McGeady et al.
No definite hyperdense lesion was seen at the interventricular foramen. Contrast enhanced brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was performed after 20 hours, which showed mild diffuse cerebral edema and hydrocephalus with symmetric dilatation of the lateral ventricles (~1.7 cm at trigonal level) bilaterally, and periventricular interstitial edema.
Caption: Figure 1: Axial noncontrast brain CT scan shows a hyperdense mass (arrow) at the location of interventricular foramen of Monro.

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