Recurrent posterior fossa anaplastic ependymoma with prominent chondroid metaplasia: a case report and review of literature.

@article{Ghosal2010RecurrentPF,
  title={Recurrent posterior fossa anaplastic ependymoma with prominent chondroid metaplasia: a case report and review of literature.},
  author={Nandita Ghosal and Ganesh K Murthy and Ravi Dadlani and Alangar Sathya Hegde and Devendra Bahadur Singh},
  journal={Indian journal of pathology & microbiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={53 4},
  pages={787-9}
}
We report an unusual case of a recurrent fourth ventricular anaplastic ependymoma with prominent chondroid metaplasia in a 16-year-old male. On initial presentation, the patient had a WHO Grade II tumor. However, at recurrence 1 year later, the tumor progressed to WHO Grade III tumor with more cellularity, necrosis and brisk mitotic activity. Chondroid… CONTINUE READING