choroid plexus


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

choroid plexus

[¦kȯr‚ȯid ′plek·səs]
(anatomy)
Any of the highly vascular, folded processes that project into the third, fourth, and lateral ventricles of the brain.
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Localized to the apical surface of the choroid plexus epithelium, 5-[HT.
Electron microscopic examination revealed groups of basal bodies, some with sprouting cilia in the brain tumor cells, indicating an epithelial origin, such as choroid plexus (Figure 1, D).
First on the list is the pigmented choroid plexus papilloma.
A variety of melanotic brain tumors have been described in the literature, including ependymoma, choroid plexus papilloma and carcinoma, medulloblastoma, medulloepithelioma, schwannoma, meningioma, melanocytoma, and melanoma.
Brain choroid plexus cells produce cerebrospinal fluid which contains many different brain growth factors and proteins (neurotrophins) which support the survival and growth of brain cells.
Thus far, data have been collected for 157 fetuses with choroid plexus cysts measuring 3 mm or more in diameter, Dr.
Soft markers include bilateral renal pyelectasis, brachiocephaly, and choroid plexus cysts.
We see a whole range of fetal problems, from choroid plexus cysts, to agenesis of the corpus callosum, complicated CNS problems, sacrococcygeal teratoma, obstructive uropathy, and even myelomeningocele, which is somewhat controversial because for the first time we're [attempting to treat] a nonlethal condition," said Dr.
NEW YORK -- Choroid plexus cysts are not an indication for amniocentesis in the absence of other findings on fetal ultrasound, according to Dr.
Living Cell is also developing treatments for Huntington's disease and other neurological disorders that involve implantation of micro-encapsulated choroid plexus cells to deliver beneficial proteins and neurotrophic factors to the brain.
Stage 19: The Choroid Plexus of the Fourth Ventricle and the Medial Accessory Olivary Nucleus.