Third ventricular chordoid glioma: a distinct clinicopathologic entity.

  title={Third ventricular chordoid glioma: a distinct clinicopathologic entity.},
  author={Daniel J. Brat and Bernd Walter Scheithauer and Susan M. Staugaitis and Selina C Cortez and Kenneth Brecher and Peter C. Burger},
  journal={Journal of neuropathology and experimental neurology},
  volume={57 3},
We have encountered a series of 8 third ventricular neoplasms with a distinctive chordoid appearance that appear to represent a clinicopathologic entity. The tumors occurred in 7 females and 1 male, ranging in age from 31 to 70 years. In all cases, imaging studies showed a large well-circumscribed third ventricular mass; a cystic component was noted in 2. The tumors consisted of cords and clusters of cohesive, oval-to-polygonal epithelioid cells with abundant eosinophilic cytoplasm, relatively… CONTINUE READING
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