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LYNCH, José Carlos; MORAES, Gloria Patelo de  and  DUARTE, Francisco. Xanthogranuloma of choroid plexus: case report. Arq. Neuro-Psiquiatr. [online]. 1988, vol.46, n.2, pp.191-194. ISSN 0004-282X.

We report an unusual case of a 30-year-old man who presented blindness and raised intracranial pressure secondary to a huge lateral ventricle xanthogranuloma. Computed tomographic scanning showed a highly calcified hyperdense mass that did not enhance after contrast administration. The mass was subtotally resected via transcallosal approach. The pathogenesis of the choroid plexus xanthogranuloma is discussed.

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