- Choroid plexus papilloma
Choroid plexus papilloma Classification and external resources ICD-10 C71.5 ICD-9 191.5 ICD-O: M9390/1 eMedicine radio/171 MeSH D020288
A Choroid plexus papilloma (CPP) is a rare, slow-growing, histologically benign intracranial neoplasm or tumor that is commonly located in the ventricular system of the choroid plexus. It may obstruct the cerebrospinal fluid flow, causing increased intracranial pressure.
Frequency and age affected
Internationally tumors of the choroid plexus are rare, accounting for 0.4-0.6% of all intracranial neoplasms. It most commonly affects young children under the age of 5 with a mean patient age of 5.2 years.
Signs and symptoms
Choroid plexus papillomas are benign tumors that are usually cured by surgery; malignant progression has been rarely reported.
- ^ 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. http://content.karger.com/produktedb/produkte.asp?typ=fulltext&file=pne32192.
- Choroid Plexus Papilloma MRI, CT, and pathology images from MedPix
Nervous tissue tumors/NS neoplasm/Neuroectodermal tumor (ICD-O 9350–9589) (C70–C72, D32–D33, 191–192/225) Endocrine/
(9380–9539)Ependymoma · SubependymomaMultiple/unknownMature
(9540–9579)note: not all brain tumors are of nervous tissue, and not all nervous tissue tumors are in the brain (see brain metastases)
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