Ependymoma of the sella turcica: a variant of pituicytoma.

@article{Scheithauer2009EpendymomaOT,
  title={Ependymoma of the sella turcica: a variant of pituicytoma.},
  author={Bernd Walter Scheithauer and Brooke Swearingen and E Tessa Hedley Whyte and Pavan K. Auluck and Anat Stemmer-Rachamimov},
  journal={Human pathology},
  year={2009},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={435-40}
}
A broad spectrum of neoplasms affects the sellar region. Among these, gliomas are rare, most being tumors of pituicytes such as granular cell tumor and pituicytoma. Only 4 ependymomas of the human sellar region have been reported to date and all have had classic histologic features. Herein, we describe the clinicopathologic features of a sellar, low-grade ependymoma with unusual histology, but classic ultrastructural features, occurring in an elderly patient and thus expanding the spectrum of… CONTINUE READING

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