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This axial (cross sectional) contrast enhanced CT image through the head of an infant shows the typical appearance of a benign tumour- called a choroid plexus papilloma. This is located in the atrium of the left lateral ventricle. Note the hydrocephalus (enlarged ventricles) This is one of the only tumour-s which can cause hydrocephalus as a result of increased production of CSF (cerebral spinal fluid).
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