Neoplasms of the brain in infancy undoubtedly occur with greater frequency than reports of their discovery would suggest. Because of the readiness with which their symptomatology may be confused with that of gastro-intestinal dysfunction, particularly projectile vomiting, uncomplicated by a lesion of the nervous system, recognition of the presence of such tumors is incumbent on the pediatrician.
To the following case presentation have been appended citations of the literature dealing with the type of tumor described.
REPORT OF CASE
History.—C. E., a boy of 9 months, born of American parents, was admitted to Seaside Hospital of St. John's Guild on Aug. 6, 1931.The parental history was irrelevant, and the birth of the infant, which followed about a year after that of a normal child, was noninstrumental and of short duration. The birth weight was 6¼ pounds (2,840.9 Gm.). The early postnatal history was uneventful and uncharacterized by the
GRAVES GW, FLIESS MM. NEOPLASM OF THE CHOROID PLEXUS: REPORT OF A CASE WITH REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE. Am J Dis Child. 1934;47(1):97–103. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1934.01960080106008
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