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2022 Jun

Ann Med Surg (Lond)


Asymptomatic choroid plexus carcinoma in an infant: Report of one case.


Alshaghel M M, Mayo W, Sakkal N, Alali K, Wereeki M
Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2022 Jun; 78:103755.
PMID: 35592824.


Choroid Plexus Carcinomas (CPC) are rare malignant brain neoplasms of choroid plexus epithelium, with a tendency to occur in infants and children, especially those who are under two years of age. The Main symptoms of CPC include nausea, vomiting, headache, irritability, blurred vision, and seizures. Few studies discuss the therapeutic methods to treat this tumor. However, most of these studies confirmed the poor prognosis of it.