Ependymomas in adults.

  title={Ependymomas in adults.},
  author={Mark R. Gilbert and Roberta Rud{\`a} and Riccardo Soffietti},
  journal={Current neurology and neuroscience reports},
  volume={10 3},
Ependymomas are rare primary central nervous system tumors in adults. They occur most commonly in the spinal cord, where histopathologic evaluation is critical to differentiate the grade I myxopapillary ependymoma from the grade II ependymoma or grade III anaplastic ependymoma. Brain ependymomas are either grade II or III. Treatment for all grades and types includes maximum surgical resection. For myxopapillary ependymoma, complete removal while maintaining capsule integrity may be curative… CONTINUE READING
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