Choroid Plexus Papilloma

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Choroid Plexus Papilloma

Choroid plexus tumors are of neuroectodermal origin and range from benign choroid plexus papillomas (CPPs) to malignant choroid carcinomas (CPCs). These rare tumors generally occur in childhood, but have also been reported in adults. Patients typically present with signs and symptoms of increased intracranial pressure including headache, hydrocephalus, papilledema, nausea, vomiting, cranial nerve deficits, gait impairment, and seizures (summary by {5:Safaee et al., 2013}).
 

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The terms "Choroid Plexus Papilloma" returned 27 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Migrating choroid plexus papilloma of the lateral ventricle in infant--modern approaches to surgical treatment].
 

Author(s): S K Gorelyshev, K B Matuev, O A Medvedev

Journal: Zh Vopr Neirokhir Im N N Burdenko. 2013 ;77(6):45-9; discussion 49-50.

 

Choroid plexus papilloma (CPP) are rare in adults and accounted for only 0.4-1% of all intracranial tumors and even though found in all age groups, it is first of all a pediatric tumor--in children of the first year of life they account for 12-14% of all brain tumors. The preferential ...

Last Updated: 24 Feb 2014

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Fetal tumors of the choroid plexus: is differential diagnosis between papilloma and carcinoma possible?
 

Author(s): O Anselem, L Mezzetta, G Grangé, M Zerah, C Benard, V Marcou, C Fallet-Bianco, C Adamsbaum, V Tsatsaris

Journal: Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Aug;38(2):229-32.

 

Fetal choroid plexus tumors are uncommon. The prognosis is widely variable and depends on the histological findings: papilloma or carcinoma. We report a case of prenatal diagnosis of choroid plexus mass detected by ultrasound at 33 weeks of gestation. Prenatal (T1, T2, T2* and diffusion ...

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2011

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Choroid plexus papilloma of the cerebellopontine angle.
 

Author(s): Maliheh Khoddami, Roohollah Gholampour Shahaboddini

Journal: Arch Iran Med. 2010 Nov;13(6):552-5.

 

The cerebellopontine angle is an extremely rare site for the growth of a choroid plexus papilloma. The clinicoradiological diagnosis of this tumor in the cerebellopontine angle is difficult because of its rarity in addition to a nonspecific clinical presentation and radiological features. ...

Last Updated: 2 Nov 2010

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The terms "Choroid Plexus Papilloma" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A large choroid plexus papilloma removed by the cerebellomedullary fissure approach. Case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Guive Sharifi, Amin Jahanbakhshi, Shahram Sabeti

Journal: Turk Neurosurg. 2008 Jul;18(3):302-6.

 

We report a case of large choroid plexus papilloma of the fourth ventricle in a 23-year-old woman. She presented with severe headache, dysphagia, and gait disturbances. Horizontal nystagmus, ataxic gait and quadriparesis were detected on initial examination. Imaging studies showed ...

Last Updated: 24 Sep 2008

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[Choroid plexus papilloma found 6 years after initial V-P shunt treatment for hydrocephalus. Case report].
 

Author(s): H Kuyama, S Nagao, T Tamiya, A Nishimoto, T Ohashi, S Kawada

Journal: Neurol. Med. Chir. (Tokyo). 1987 Apr;27(4):341-6.

 

Last Updated: 15 Jan 1988

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