Choroid plexus: biology and pathology

  title={Choroid plexus: biology and pathology},
  author={Hartwig Wolburg and W. Paulus},
  journal={Acta Neuropathologica},
The choroid plexus is an epithelial–endothelial vascular convolute within the ventricular system of the vertebrate brain. It consists of epithelial cells, fenestrated blood vessels, and the stroma, dependent on various physiological or pathological conditions, which may contain fibroblasts, mast cells, macrophages, granulocytes or other infiltrates, and a rich extracellular matrix. The choroid plexus is mainly involved in the production of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) by using the free access to… CONTINUE READING
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