NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
What is a septum cavum pellucidum?
My son has bi-lateral retinoblastoma and during a routine MRI of the brain/orbits a "septum cavum pelludicum" was noted. Please tell me what this is.
Cavum septum pellucidum is an anatomic variant in which a brain structure, the septum pellucidum, has a division within it. It is fairly commonly seen on MRI scans and is generally not of any clinical significance.
Arif Dalvi, MD
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati