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The following summary is from Orphanet, a European reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs.
Orpha Number: 251899
Choroid plexus carcinoma is a rare and highly aggressive malignant type of choroid plexus tumor (see this term) occurring almost exclusively in children, presenting with cerebrospinal fluid obstruction in the lateral ventricles (most common), the fourth and third ventricles or in multiple ventricles, leading to hydrocephalus and increased intracranial pressure, and manifesting with nausea, vomiting, abnormal eye movements, gait impairment, seizures and enlarged head circumference.
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Source: GARD Last updated on 05-01-20
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