Choroid plexus carcinoma: a case report

  • Vissa Shanthi Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India.
  • Nandam Mohan Rao
  • Amit Agrawal
  • Umamaheswara Reddy
  • Boddapati Amulya
Keywords: Choroid plexus, Childhood tumors, Carcinoma


The tumors arising from choroid plexus epithelium are more common in the pediatric age group. Choroid plexus tumors are Choroid plexus papilloma (WHO grade I), Atypical choroid plexus papilloma (WHO grade II) and Choroid plexus carcinoma (WHO grade III). In children, choroid plexus carcinoma constitutes 15 to 20% of the choroid plexus tumors. These aggressive tumors have tendency for recurrence and metastatic dissemination along the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pathway. We report a case of Choroid plexus carcinoma in 1 year female child who presented with hydrocephalus.


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