Extensive cartilaginous metaplasia of recurrent posterior fossa ependymoma: case report and review of the literature.


Cartilaginous metaplasia in ependymomas is extremely rare and only few cases have been reported in the literature. We describe a case of a 5-year-old patient with a 5th recurrence of 4th ventricle ependymoma. He was previously treated with 4 resections, chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Histopathology revealed well-differentiated chondroid tissue occupying… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000356931


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