choroid plexus carcinoma


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Related to choroid plexus carcinoma: Choroid plexus papilloma

choroid plexus carcinoma

A rare high-grade (grade-III) choroid plexus tumour, which typically affects children under age two, the aggressiveness of which is defined by histologic criteria.

Clinical findings
Persistent or new-onset headaches, anorexia, nausea and vomiting.

choroid plexus carcinoma

A cancer that arises from the cells that line the fluid-filled cavities (ventricles) of the brain.
See also: carcinoma
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Choroid plexus carcinomas (CPC) are rare neoplasms in all species and are distinguished from papillomas based on cellular pleomorfism, nuclear atypia, high mitotic rate, local invasion and metastases (KOESTNER & HIGGINS, 2002).
Subtotal resection of the ventricular mass was performed, with a diagnosis of choroid plexus carcinoma based on the marked cytologic atypia, high mitotic index, and invasion into the ventricular wall.
Both tumors, choroid plexus carcinoma in the brain and adrenocortical carcinoma, expressed variable immunohistochemically detectable levels of p53 in cell nuclei of the tumors and in residual, histologically normal adrenal cortical cell nuclei.
A pigmented choroid plexus carcinoma: histochemical and ultrastructural studies.