"Choroid Plexus Neoplasms" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Benign or malignant tumors which arise from the choroid plexus of the ventricles of the brain. Papillomas (see PAPILLOMA, CHOROID PLEXUS) and carcinomas are the most common histologic subtypes, and tend to seed throughout the ventricular and subarachnoid spaces. Clinical features include headaches, ataxia and alterations of consciousness, primarily resulting from associated HYDROCEPHALUS. (From Devita et al., Cancer: Principles and Practice of Oncology, 5th ed, p2072; J Neurosurg 1998 Mar;88(3):521-8)
|Choroid Plexus Neoplasms
- Choroid Plexus Neoplasms
- Choroid Plexus Tumors
- Choroid Plexus Tumor
- Neoplasms, Choroid Plexus
- Choroid Plexus Neoplasm
- Neoplasm, Choroid Plexus
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