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Ultrastructure of disseminated choroid plexus papilloma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7270087     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A disseminated choroid plexus papilloma (DCPP) with a malignant change in the cervico-spinal leptomeninges observed 4 years after the removal of choroid plexus papilloma (CPP), originating from the fourth ventricle, was studied under the electron microscope. Although the ultrastructure of intracranial CPP has been reported by several authors, there are just a few reports on DCPP. The present tumor was ultrastructurally very similar to normal choroid plexus, but the lack of the capillary fenestration and of invaginations of the epithelial basal plasmalemmas suggested that the epithelium was deprived of secretory function.
T Masuzawa; H Shimabukuro; N Yoshimizu; F Sato
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta neuropathologica     Volume:  54     ISSN:  0001-6322     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Neuropathol.     Publication Date:  1981  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-10-25     Completed Date:  1981-10-25     Revised Date:  2007-11-09    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0412041     Medline TA:  Acta Neuropathol     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  321-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cerebral Ventricle Neoplasms / ultrastructure*
Choroid Plexus / ultrastructure*
Ependymoma / ultrastructure*
Microscopy, Electron

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