The choroid plexus (CP) (from Greek khorion "membrane enclosing the fetus,
afterbirth"; plexus: Mod.L., lit. "braid, network") is a plexus of cells that produces
The presence of isolated choroid plexus cysts (CPCs) on a second trimester
ultrasound is a common cause of anxiety, although it is almost always an
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cysts are a common finding on second trimester prenatal ultrasound. Most often, fetuses with choroid plexus
cysts are perfectly healthy but there is a small association between choroid plexus
cysts and chromosome problems such as Down syndrome. More »
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nervous system: biology and physiopathology. Strazielle N(1), Ghersi-Egea JF.
Choroid Plexus Cyst. The second trimester ultrasound examination (sonogram)
will sometimes identify a cyst or cysts in the choroid plexus. The choroid plexus ...
Antenatal choroid plexus cysts are benign and are often transient typically
resulting in-utero from an infolding of the neuroepithelium. They should not be ...
Choroid plexus carcinoma (CPC) is a malignant neoplasm arising from the
choroid plexus. It is classified as a WHO grade III tumour and while there is ...
The choroid plexus is a highly vascularized tissue in the brain ventricles that
forms one of the blood-brain barrier interfaces. It participates in control of the