Choroid Plexus Carcinoma

Choroid Plexus Carcinoma

A choroid plexus carcinoma is a malignant growth of tissue arising from the choroid plexus. Choroid plexus carcinomas are classified as grade III tumors, and while there is a considerable overlap in imaging characteristics, they carries a significantly poorer prognosis than choroid plexus papillomas.

Choroid plexus carcinomas occur predominantly in children, typically up to 5 years of age. They are rare, far less common than choroid plexus papillomas, and represent about between 1-4% of all pediatric brain tumors.

Choroid Plexus Carcinoma Symptoms

Choroid plexus carcinoma symptoms include headaches and increased pressure in the brain, leading to enlarged head circumference.

Getting Diagnosed

Our team of specialists provides the most up-to-date evaluations using the latest diagnostic and imaging technology.

We work very closely with the departments of Neurosurgery, Interventional Neuroradiology, Neurology and Radiation Oncology, as well as the Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Center and Skull Base Center to ensure an accurate diagnosis and the appropriate treatment for the best outcome.

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