choroid plexus tumour

choroid plexus tumour

A generic term for a neoplasm that arises in the choroid plexus.

Types
Choroid plexus papilloma, choroid plexus carcinoma.
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Von Hippel-Lindau disease associated with an invasive choroid plexus tumour presenting as a middle ear mass.
Least common tumours were choroid plexus tumours, pineal gland tumours and germ cell tumours each accounting for 0.2% of all cases.
WHO 2007 categorises tumours of Central Nervous System into fifteen types which includes Astrocytic tumours, Oligodendroglial tumours, Ependymal tumours, Choroid plexus tumours, other neuroepithelial tumours, Neuronal and mixed neuronal glial tumours, tumours of the pineal region, embryonal tumours, tumours of cranial and paraspinal nerves, meningeal tumours, tumours of hematopoietic system, germ cell tumours, familial tumour syndromes, tumours of sellar regions and metastatic tumours.
A histologic and immunohistochemical study of choroid plexus tumours of the dog.
Ependymomas, anaplastic gliomas, germinomas, choroid plexus tumours and pineal parenchymal tumours (pineoblastomas and pineocytomas) are other intracranial tumours that frequently deposit metastases in the spinal canal.