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Choroid plexus papilloma in an infant: ultrasound diagnosis

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Abstract

A 6-month-old baby with enlarged head circumference was found on ultrasound to have a choroid plexus papilloma with striking sonographic appearance. This entity has received relatively little attention in the literature and may be encountered on ultrasound as the first imaging study.

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Correspondence to Oleg Lysyy.

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Lysyy, O., Puzhevsky, A. & Strauss, S. Choroid plexus papilloma in an infant: ultrasound diagnosis. Eur J Pediatr 171, 1717–1718 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00431-012-1842-1

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Keywords

  • Choroid plexus papilloma
  • Brain ultrasound
  • Hydrocephalus