choroid plexus


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choroid plexus

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(Anatomy) a multilobed vascular membrane, projecting into the cerebral ventricles, that secretes cerebrospinal fluid
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Noun1.choroid plexus - a vascular plexus of the cerebral ventricles that regulate intraventricular pressure
plexus, rete - a network of intersecting blood vessels or intersecting nerves or intersecting lymph vessels
arteria choroidea, choroidal artery - an artery that supplies the choroid plexus
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The patient subsequently underwent surgery with clinical suspicion of choroid plexus papilloma or astrocytoma.
Only 1% to 2% of all brain tumours occur in children under 2 years of age which include primitive neuroectodermal tumour, teratoma, astrocytoma and choroid plexus carcinoma.
Surgeons were able to remove the tumour and a biopsy revealed it was cancerous - a grade three choroid plexus carcinoma.
One case of choroid plexus papilloma was incorrectly diagnosed as ependymoma [Figure 1 a and b] due to the presence of pseudopapillae and solid sheets of cells.
Typical choroid plexus carcinomas (CPCs) show variable morphology with a syncytial or solid arrangement.
BASEL, Switzerland, July 21, 2016 -- The choroid plexus, a largely ignored structure in the brain that produces the cerebrospinal fluid, is an important regulator of adult neural stem cells, research indicates.
Consistent SVA IHC staining occurred at the transitional epithelium of the renal pelvis and the urinary bladder (Figure 1, panel D) of 4 piglets; within epithelial cells of the choroid plexus of the cerebrum (8 piglets) and the tongue (5 piglets); and at the ependymal cells of the choroid plexus, vascular endothelium, and the enterocytes of the villi of the small intestine (2 piglets) (Table 2, http://wwwnc.
NTCELL is a choroid plexus cell product with the potential to treat neurodegenerative diseases.
The development of the forebrain is disrupted and all that remains is the area cerebrovasculosa with a flattened remnant of disorganized brain tissue admixed with ependymal, choroid plexus, and meningothelial cells [7].
Warf, at CURE Children's Hospital of Uganda, hypothesized that the addition of choroid plexus coagulation (CPC) at the time of the ETV, to reduce the rate of CSF production, might improve the outcome (22).
Hanna was diagnosed with choroid plexus carcinoma - a cancer that presents as a fast-growing brain tumour.
Positivity was intense in choroid plexus cells, inner and outer glia limitans, and leptomeninges and was moderate in ependymocytes and the perivascular endfeet.