cerebral aqueduct

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Synonyms for cerebral aqueduct

a canal connecting the third and fourth ventricles

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la), along with obstruction of the mesencephalic duct and development of obstructive hydrocephalus (Fig.
Initial CT scan showed IVH in the mesencephalic duct (Fig.
Both of our patients presented with altered consciousness due to IVH which caused acute obstructive hydrocephalus by obstructing the mesencephalic duct. According to the classical hypothesis of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) flow dynamics, CSF is produced within the ventricular system and it circulates toward the subarachnoid space where it is absorbed and a blockage between ventricular and subarachnoid spaces would cause an increase of intraventricular pressure and dilatation of brain ventricles (5).