Colloid cysts

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What is colloid cysts?

Colloid cysts are noncancerous (benign) congenital brain tumors. These cysts can be problematic because of their location and size. The tumors usually become symptomatic in adult patients ages 20-50 years.

Common symptoms reported by people with colloid cysts

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What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people for colloid cysts

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Who has colloid cysts on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 43 say colloid cysts is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 1
30s 12
40s 13
50s 13
60s 5
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 3
40-49 years 5
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 19
Female 25

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 16
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from colloid cysts patients who have completed their condition history
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