Choroid plexitis: from tuberculous meningitis

Case contributed by Dr Nafisa Shakir Batta


Patient with fever and headache, undergoing workup for suspected meningitis

Patient Data

Age: 15 years
Gender: Female

Distinctive asymmetrical enhancement of the choroid plexus of the right lateral ventricle. The atrium is not dilated nor is there any ependymal or leptomeningeal pathology

Case Discussion

The study reveals asymmetrical enlargement with avid enhancement of the choroid plexus at the atrium of the right lateral ventricle .

Ventricular size is normal. No obvious leptomeningeal enhancement is noted.

Given the history and presentation, these findings are consistent with the diagnosis of choroid plexitis.

The CSF examination revealed a biochemical picture compatible with tubercular meningitis.

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Case information

rID: 26344
Published: 14th Dec 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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