choroid plexus


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Related to choroid plexus: interventricular foramen, Arachnoid villi, Choroid plexus papilloma, Choroid Plexus Carcinoma

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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24, 1998 LANCET, for example, Edward Rubenstein of Stanford University noted that, with age, the brain's choroid plexus calcifies, which leads to a dramatic decline in the production of CSF.
The areas of highest binding site density appear to be the hippocampus, septum, neocortex, rapine, pallidum, substantia nigra, choroid plexus and substantia gelatinosa.
The cells used are choroid plexus brain cells, which produce spinal cord fluid and a range of neurotrophins or growth factors, for the repair and function of the brain.
1) In a review of 426 tumors of the CPA and IAM, Kohan et al reported their order of occurrence as follows: epidermoid tumors, lipomas, arachnoid cysts, facial neuromas, choroid plexus papillomas, metastatic pulmonary adenocarcinomas, vascular tumors, lymphomas, neuroblastomas, cholesterol cysts, pontine gliomas, and angioleiomyomas.
Another perplexing ultrasound finding is that of an isolated choroid plexus cyst.
The present report concerns a young patient with no known family history of malignancies, who presented at 18 months with 2 advanced primary tumors, choroid plexus carcinoma and adrenal cortical carcinoma.
The most intriguing chapter addresses the role of the choroid plexus in ADC.
The 1C receptors, concentrated in cerebrospinal-fluid-producing blood vessels known as the choroid plexus, may regulate the production and absorption of this fluid, which helps maintain the brain's chemical and physical environment.
For the treatment of Parkinson's disease and other neurological disorders, the company implants microencapsulated choroid plexus cells that deliver beneficial proteins and neurotrophic factors to the brain.
The 2 lateral brain ventricles, their openings into the 3rd ventricle, aqueduct of the midbrain and the 4th ventricle, and the choroid plexus (resembling the fetal choroid membrane) lining these spaces.
The cells used are choroid plexus brain cells, which produce a range of protective proteins, for the repair and function of the brain.
These uncommon lesions usually occur in the lung parenchyma; other reported sites include the liver, kidney, thyroid, adrenal glands, and choroid plexus of the brain.