Choroid plexus carcinoma


Choroid plexus carcinoma
Choroid plexus carcinoma
Classification and external resources
ICD-O: 9390/3

A choroid plexus carcinoma is a type of choroid plexus tumor.[1][2]

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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 feed in infants)
  • Nausea and emesis[3]

Treatment

Treatment of choroid plexus carcinoma includes surgical resection, radiotherapy, and chemotherapy.[4]

See also

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