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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 185-187

Giant choroid plexus papilloma of the lateral ventricle in fetus


Department of Neurosurgery and Gamma Knife Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Guru Dutta Satyarthee
714, Neuroscience Centre, All India institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.139359

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Choroid plexus papillomas (CPPs) are rare tumors having bimodal distribution. Pediatric CPPs are commonly present in supratentorial compartment and most commonly located in lateral ventricle and usually present at 16-18 months. Authors could find only one case report of fetal choroid plexus papilloma in the literature. In the present case, authors illustrate an unusual presentation of CPP with raised intracranial pressure (ICP) since birth, the need for proper preoperative planning, meticulous surgical technique, and intensive intra operative monitoring for normothermia, fluid-electrolyte balance, and blood replacement for achieving excellent results.






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