Supratentorial ependymoma: CT appearance.

  title={Supratentorial ependymoma: CT appearance.},
  author={W G Armington and Anne G Osborn and D A Cubberley and H. Ric Harnsberger and Robert W. Boyer and Thomas P. Naidich and Richard G Sherry},
  volume={157 2},
The computed tomographic appearances of 22 biopsy-proved supratentorial ependymomas were analyzed. Supratentorial ependymomas were usually intraparenchymal, larger than 4 cm, and cystic. Contrast enhancement was moderate to intense, with homogeneous or ring-enhancement patterns commonly seen. Intratumoral calcification was present in one-third of the cases, while hydrocephalus and peritumoral edema were seen in 50%. Intratumoral hemorrhage was not a characteristic of the lesion. In contrast to… CONTINUE READING
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