Ovarian and omental ependymomas in peritoneal washings: cytologic and immunocytochemical features.

@article{Dekmezian1986OvarianAO,
  title={Ovarian and omental ependymomas in peritoneal washings: cytologic and immunocytochemical features.},
  author={Roupen H Dekmezian and Nour Sneige and Nelson G. Ord{\'o}{\~n}ez},
  journal={Diagnostic cytopathology},
  year={1986},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={62-8}
}
The cytologic findings in peritoneal washings of two women, one of whom had an ovarian ependymoma and the other a primary omental ependymoma, are reported. The ependymomas were characterized by the presence of numerous, isolated, spindle and stellate cells as well as groups of cells forming true rosettes. The tumor cells displayed slightly pleomorphic, round-to-oval eccentric nuclei and abundant fibrillary cytoplasm with tapering cytoplasmic processes. In addition, one of the patients had… CONTINUE READING

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