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choroid plexus papilloma

Choroid plexus papilloma is a slow-growing benign tumor of the choroid plexus that often invades the leptomeninges. In children it is usually in a lateral ventricle but in adults it is more often in the fourth ventricle. Hydrocephalus is common, either from obstruction or from tumor secretion of cerebrospinal fluid. If it undergoes malignant transformation it is called a choroid plexus carcinoma. Primary choroid plexus tumors are rare and usually occur in early childhood.

ABREVIATION(S):
CPLPA

TYPE: nervous system (NS) cancer

Related patway(s): DNA damage response (DDR)

DNAtraffic protein(s) related to disease: TP53

OMIM: 260500

Last modification date: July 2, 2011