Functional herniated choroid plexus in brain parenchyma following VP shunt removal

Mustafa El Sheikh, Mohammed Fadelalla, Avinash Kumar Kanodia (Lead / Corresponding author), Omar Kouli, Margaret Peebles, Kismet Hossain-Ibrahim

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    Abstract

    We report a 4-year-old male who presented with a blocked ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt inserted post excision of a WHO Grade 1 cerebellar pilocytic astrocytoma complicated post-operatively by pseudo meningocoele formation. Imaging revealed choroid plexus that had herniated along the shunt tract. Subsequent MRI showed development of cystic changes around the tract. The ectopic choroid plexus was still in continuity with the ventricular ependyma and was producing CSF in the left parietal lobe.

    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages4
    JournalBritish Journal of Neurosurgery
    Early online date8 Jan 2020
    DOIs
    Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 8 Jan 2020

    Keywords

    • Ectopic
    • choroid plexus
    • VP shunt removal

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