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Gazzetta Medica Italiana Archivio per le Scienze Mediche 2017 November;176(11):629-32

DOI: 10.23736/S0393-3660.17.03429-5

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language: English

Giant choroid plexus papilloma of lateral ventricle in an adult

Doga GURKANLAR 1, Ferhat HARMAN 1, Senem E. MUT 2

1 Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine, Near East University, Nicosia, Turkey; 2 Department of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Near East University, Nicosia, Turkey


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Choroid plexus papillomas (CPP) are very rare and are commonly found in the lateral ventricles (LV) in children. CPP in children are often quite large and the average diameter is 4 cm at the time of diagnosis. However, our patient is an adult and her CPP was in the left lateral ventricle, quite large and in multiple locations including body, atrium and temporal horn of the LV, contrary to the literature. We intended to present an unusual case of CPP with an extremely large size in the LV in an adult.


KEY WORDS: Choroid plexus - Choroid plexus papilloma - Central nervous system neoplasms

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Issue published online: September 30, 2017
Manuscript accepted: January 10, 2017
Manuscript received: October 10, 2016

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Gurkanlar D, Harman F, Mut SE. Giant choroid plexus papilloma of lateral ventricle in an adult. Gazz Med Ital - Arch Sci Med 2017;176:629-32. DOI: 10.23736/S0393-3660.17.03429-5

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senemertugrul@yahoo.com