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Nguyen, M., Haouimi, A. Choroid plexus. Reference article, Radiopaedia.org. (accessed on 17 Sep 2021) https://radiopaedia.org/articles/47410
The choroid plexus is located within the cerebral ventricles and is made of epithelial cells, loose connective tissue (tela choroidea), and permeable capillaries. It produces cerebrospinal fluid.
The choroid plexuses also form the blood-CSF barrier alongside arachnoid and arachnoid villi 2.
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