[Choroid plexus carcinoma: report of 15 cases].

@article{BleggiTorres2000ChoroidPC,
  title={[Choroid plexus carcinoma: report of 15 cases].},
  author={Luiz Fernando Bleggi-Torres and Linei Augusta Brolini Dell{\^e} Urban and Affonso Antoniuk and Pasquale Carboni and Ricardo Ramina and Elizabeth Schneider Gugelmin},
  journal={Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria},
  year={2000},
  volume={58 2B},
  pages={505-11}
}
Choroid plexus carcinoma (CPC) are rare central nervous system tumours derived from choroid plexus epithelium, affecting mainly children under 3 years of age. We present a clinical, epidemiological and histopathological study of 15 cases of CPC. Ten patients were male. Age ranged from 4 months to 21 years (mean=3,4). The lateral ventricles were affected in 73,3% of cases. Main symptom were: hydrocephalus (62.5%), intracranial hypertension (25%) and convulsion (12.5%). The patients were treated… CONTINUE READING