choroid plexus


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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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The choroid plexus was first co-stained with PVL lectin and Tf-antibody, with the latter staining portions of the choroid plexus epithelium, interstitial tissues and capillary blood clots (Fig.
Pathological type of choroid plexus tumors in pediatric patients
Benign non-neoplastic cysts studied including 21 arachnoid cysts, 2 choroid fissural cyst and 2 choroid plexus showed non-specific signals.
Catastrophic electrolyte imbalance caused by excessive production and over-drainage of cerebrospinal fluid in an infant with choroid plexus papilloma.
Skipor, "Melatonin from slow-release implants did not influence the gene expression of the lipopolysaccharide receptor complex in the choroid plexus of seasonally anoestrous adult ewes subjected or not to a systemic inflammatory stimulus," Small Ruminant Research, vol.
PEG was not detected in brain tissue (including the choroid plexus) or in blood in the brain blood vessels in either the 26- or 52-week study in main study animals dosed with 1200 IU/kg (Figure 2).
These cells are present in the CSF, meninges, choroid plexus, and perivascular spaces [165] but they derive from circulating DC precursors, not from the brain.
In fetal brain, p-mTOR expression was strong in the cytoplasm of ependymal cells with their glial fibrils (Figure 1(h)), choroid plexus epithelial cells (Figure 1(i)), and pia mater, while it was faint in the nuclei of neuronal cells in the subventricular zone and cortical plate.
In patients with hydrocephalus from other causes, choroid plexus cauterization (CPC) has been associated with improvement of Endoscopic Third Ventriculostomy (ETV) outcome compared to ETV alone.
suggested that these cysts originate from neuroepithelium, like ependyma and choroid plexus, hence the term neuroepithelial cyst [6]; however, in 1992, Tsuchida et al.