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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Immunohistochemical Staining of Tumors in Differential Diagnosis of Choroid Plexus Carcinoma (CPC) (a) Trans- CAM 5.
The present report concerns a young patient with no known family history of malignancies, who presented at 18 months with 2 advanced primary tumors, choroid plexus carcinoma and adrenal cortical carcinoma.
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.