Choroid plexus carcinoma
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|Choroid plexus carcinoma|
|Classification and external resources|
Photomicrograph of hematoxylin-eosin stained section of a choroid plexus carcinoma (grade III WHO) at 400x magnification.
Signs and symptoms
the symptoms of choroid plexus carcinoma are similar to those of other brain tumors,and include:
- Persistent or new onset headaches
- Macrocephaly or bulging fontanels in infants.
- Loss of appetite (refusal to take food in infants)
- Nausea and emesis
Treatment of choroid plexus carcinoma includes surgical resection, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy.
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- McEvoy AW, Harding BN, Phipps KP, et al. (April 2000). "Management of choroid plexus tumours in children: 20 years experience at a single neurosurgical centre". Pediatr Neurosurg 32 (4): 192–9. doi:10.1159/000028933. PMID 10940770.
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