Curr Health Sci J, vol. 47, no. 2, 2021

Choroid Plexus Papilloma-Case Presentation

[Case Report]

Antigona Kabashi(1,2,3), Ilir Ahmetgjekaj(1,2,4)

(1)Clinic of Radiology, University Clinical Center of Kosovo, Kosovo,
(2)Prima Imaging Centre, Prishtinë, Kosovo,
(3)Alma Mater Europaea Campus College “Rezonanca”,
(4)University for Business and Technology-UBT, Kosovo


Aim: Choroid plexus papilloma (CPP) according to the latest WHO classification system in 2016 are an uncommon, benign (WHO grade I) neuroepithelial intraventricular tumor derived from choroid plexus epithelium, which can occur in both the pediatric and adult population. These tumors account for approximately 1% of all brain tumor 2-6% of pediatric brain tumors and 0.5% of adult brain tumors. Case presentation: A 2-year-old female is presented at the Pediatrics Clinic at the University Clinical Center of Kosovo in a febrile, lethargic state and the anterior fontanelle is tense and swollen. The patient’s parents indicate that symptoms such as food refusal, apathy, speechlessness and low mood were presented a week earlier. Conclusion: Choroid plexus papilloma is a rare tumor without specific clinical patterns or imaging findings. In our presentation we have presented the role of symptoms in the detected and diagnostic of choroid plexus papilloma. Not every headache is a symptom of choroid plexus papilloma.

Choroid plexus papilloma, MRI, CT, choroid papilloma symptoms

Ilir Ahmetgjekaj, Department of Radiology UCCK, Prishtine, Kosovo, University for Business and Technology-UBT, Kosovo, e-mail:

DOI 10.12865/CHSJ.47.02.24 - Download PDF