Choroid plexus tumor
This article needs additional citations for verification. (January 2010) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
Choroid plexus tumors are a rare type of cancer that occur from the brain tissue called choroid plexus of the brain. These tumors usually occur in children younger than 2 years and are classified according to the WHO classification of the tumors of the central nervous system:
- Choroid plexus carcinoma (WHO grade III)
- Choroid atypical plexus papilloma (WHO grade II)
- Choroid plexus papilloma (WHO grade I)
Symptoms vary depending on the size and location of the tumor and typically include headaches, nausea and vomiting, irritability, and decreased energy. 
This section is empty. You can help by adding to it. (February 2018)
In order to remove it completely, surgery may be an option.It relieves the hydrocephalus (excess water in the brain) about half of the time.
- 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.
- "Choroid Plexus Tumor". Retrieved 2017-12-13.
- "Choroid Plexus | American Brain Tumor Association". www.abta.org. Retrieved 2016-12-03.
- Choroid plexus tumor in the NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
|This oncology article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|