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The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) is downloaded weekly from The file downloaded is considered the "last stable build" available for the ontology. For more about the HPO, view their website at

Term:Central nervous system cyst
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Accession:HP:0030724 term browser browse the term
Definition:A fluid-filled sac (cyst) located within the central nervous system.
Comment:Cysts of CNS are usually maldevelopmental in nature, but in some cases are acquired. The recognition of these cysts radiologically and confirmation by pathology is essential for prognostic purposes.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: CNS cyst;   Cyst of the central nervous system
 xref: MESH:D020863;   SNOMEDCT_US:277333006;   UMLS:C0349606

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  Human phenotype 0
    Phenotypic abnormality 0
      Abnormality of the nervous system 0
        Abnormal nervous system morphology 0
          Morphological central nervous system abnormality 0
            Central nervous system cyst 0
              Intracranial cystic lesion + 0
              Neurenteric cyst + 0
              Tarlov cyst 0
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