Myxopapillary ependymoma of the lateral ventricle with local recurrences: histopathological and ultrastructural analysis of a case.

@article{Matyja2003MyxopapillaryEO,
  title={Myxopapillary ependymoma of the lateral ventricle with local recurrences: histopathological and ultrastructural analysis of a case.},
  author={Ewa Matyja and Ewa Nagańska and Mirosław Za̧bek and Henryk Koziara},
  journal={Folia neuropathologica},
  year={2003},
  volume={41 1},
  pages={51-7}
}
An exceptional case of a recurrent intracranial ependymoma of myxopapillary type arising from the lateral ventricle is reported in a 37-year-old man. This distinctive morphological variant of ependymoma is virtually restricted to the region of cauda equina and filum terminale or occasionally to pre- or post-sacral soft tissue. The intracranial cases of myxopapillary ependymoma are extremely rare and are generally associated with the primary ependymal tumour at the typical lumbosacral site. This… CONTINUE READING

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