Choroid Plexus Carcinoma

Choroid Plexus Carcinoma

It is an infrequent type of brain tumor mainly occurring in children. The tumor mass arises near the area of brain which secretes cerebrospinal fluid. If the tumor is benign it will be known as choroid plexus papilloma. As the time passes and tumor grows in size it results in fluid accumulation in brain leading to irritability, nausea, vomiting and headache.


Diagnosis of this condition depends upon mainly general physical examination. Other tests include:

  • CT scan and MRI of brainChoroid Plexus Carcinoma Symptoms  causes Treatment
  • Genetic test

Treatment options include:

  • Surgery to excise the tumor from brain
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation therapy
  • Clinical trials
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