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ventricle

Anatomy
1. a chamber of the heart, having thick muscular walls, that receives blood from the atrium and pumps it to the arteries
2. any one of the four main cavities of the vertebrate brain, which contain cerebrospinal fluid
3. any of various other small cavities in the body

ventricle

[′ven·trə·kəl]
(anatomy)
A chamber, or one of two chambers, in the vertebrate heart which receives blood from the atrium and forces it into the arteries by contraction of the muscular wall.
One of the interconnecting, fluid-filled chambers of the vertebrate brain that are continuous with the canal of the spinal cord.
(zoology)
A cavity in a body part or organ.
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When the relationship between the location and hydrocephalus was compared, the patients with tumor in the lateral ventricle or the third ventricle suffered higher rates of severe hydrocephalus than those with tumor in the fourth ventricle (lateral ventricle: 51.7%, 30/58; third ventricle: 47%, 8/17; fourth ventricle: 11.1%, 2/18; ?
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Cranial CT showed bilateral ventriculomegaly (Figure 1), enlarged third ventricle, enlarged fourth ventricle with posterior fossa cyst (Figure 2), and cerebellar hypoplasia (Figure 3), which was consistent with his previous cranial MRI.
Primary large B-cell lymphoma of the fourth ventricle. J Clin Neurosci 2014; 21: 180-3.
(b) Coronal T2 weighted images showing central necrosis of the mass and compression effect over the fourth ventricle.
In the present patient, compression from the meningioma extended to and around the basal ganglia as well as the cerebellum and deformed the fourth ventricle. It may be likely that the effect of the mass on the basal ganglia led to the OCD symptoms.
Noncontrast CT imaging of the head performed in the ER demonstrated a roughly 6 cm mass centered in the superior right cerebellar hemisphere with cortical involvement and mild mass effect upon the fourth ventricle. A solitary punctate superficial focus of hyperdensity was seen, deemed equivocal for focal hemorrhage or dystrophic calcification.
George, "Capillary hemangioma of the fourth ventricle in an infant: case report and review of the literature," Journal of Neurosurgery, vol.
The second mechanism involves large amounts of aneurysmal SAH regurgitating into the fourth ventricle via the foramina of Luschka.
Despite external lumbar and ventricular (both lateral ventricles and fourth ventricle) CSF drainage, her neurologic condition deteriorated.
The rostral opening of the mesencephalic aqueduct was slightly dilated, but no enlargement of the lateral extensions of the aqueduct or the fourth ventricle was observed (Fig 1).
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