foramen of Monro

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Synonyms for foramen of Monro

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

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Right transcortical transventricular microsurgical resection of cyst through the foramen of Monro.
Foramen of Monro mass: MRI appearances permit diagnosis of cavernous haemangioma.
The cyst typically blocks the foramen of Monro, causing obstructive hydrocephalus involving only the lateral ventricles.
In most cases, the tumor arises in the body of the lateral ventricle, in the area of the foramen of Monro.
ventricles and through the foramen of Monro to the third ventricle.