Choroid plexus carcinoma

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Enlarging head size and poor development.

Patient Data

Age: 4 months
Gender: Female

CT brain

An enormous left sided mass composed of solid enhancing tissue and numerous surrounding cysts is present with enlargement of the skull and marked midline shift. 


MRI brain

MRI demonstrates a very large heterogeneous mass with solid and cystic components. No convincing fatty components. 

Case Discussion

Typical albeit extreme appearances of a choroid plexus carcinoma. 

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Case information

rID: 8316
Published: 24th Jan 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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