Systemic metastases from central nervous system ependymoma: case report and review of the literature.

@article{Marsecano2017SystemicMF,
  title={Systemic metastases from central nervous system ependymoma: case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Claudia Marsecano and Federico Bruno and Giulia Michelini and Marco Perri and Giuseppe Calvisi and Ernesto di Cesare and Alessandra Splendiani},
  journal={The neuroradiology journal},
  year={2017},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={274-280}
}
Ependymal tumours in adults are rare, accounting for less than 4% of primary tumours of the central nervous system, and exceptionally metastasise outside the nervous system. In this study, we present a case of anaplastic ependymoma, which developed metastases outside the nervous system less than a year after its clinical onset. A healthy 65-year-old woman… CONTINUE READING