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Choroid plexus carcinoma

Orpha number ORPHA251899
Synonym(s) -
Prevalence 1-9 / 1 000 000
Inheritance -
Age of onset Childhood
ICD-10 -
ICD-O -
OMIM
UMLS
  • C0431109
MeSH -
MedDRA
  • 10067478
SNOMED CT
  • 88252006

Summary

Choroid plexus carcinoma is a rare and highly aggressive malignant type of choroid plexus tumor (see this term) occurring almost exclusively in children, presenting with cerebrospinal fluid obstruction in the lateral ventricles (most common), the fourth and third ventricles or in multiple ventricles, leading to hydrocephalus and increased intracranial pressure and manifesting with nausea, vomiting, abnormal eye movement, gait impairment, seizures and enlarged head circumference.


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