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Case Reports
January 1934

NEOPLASM OF THE CHOROID PLEXUS: REPORT OF A CASE WITH REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE

Author Affiliations

NEW YORK; CLIFTON FORGE, VA.
From the Department of Pediatrics of New York University and the Children's Medical Service of Bellevue Hospital. Case record from Seaside Hospital.

Am J Dis Child. 1934;47(1):97-103. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1934.01960080106008
Abstract

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

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