Journal of
Clinical Pathology and Forensic Medicine

  • Abbreviation: J. Clin. Pathol. Forensic Med.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2405
  • DOI: 10.5897/JCPFM
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 30

Table of Content: April 2015; 6(1)

April 2015

Sudden death due to intracranial colloid cyst: About three cases

The colloid cyst is a rare and benign congenital intracranial tumor, commonly located in the anterior part of the third ventricle. It is a rare cause of sudden death whose mechanisms of occurrence are still been discussed. We report three cases of sudden death due to colloid cyst(s) discovered at autopsy. Death occurred in a man and two women, aged 45, 43 and 33 years, respectively. Pre-mortem symptoms were mainly...

Author(s): M. Belhadj, W. Thaljawi, Y. Chkirben, M. Jedidi, M. K Souguir, T. Masmoudi, M. T. Yaâcoubi and M. Ben Dhiab