Cerebellopontine angle arachnoid cyst containing ectopic choroid plexus- Case report

Will G B Singleton, Tim Lawrence, Alex L. Green, Alex Jeans, Richard S C Kerr

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We present a rare and interesting case of a cerebellopontine angle cyst containing ectopic choroid plexus tissue in a 26 year-old female. Surgical resection was performed, and histological examination confirmed the presence of choroid plexus in the cyst wall. This is the first reported case of ectopic choroid plexus at the cerebellopontine angle in an adult. We present the case and review the literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)881-883
Number of pages3
JournalActa Neurochirurgica
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2010


  • Arachnoid cyst
  • Cerebellopontine angle
  • Cyst
  • Ectopic choroid plexus


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