Ependymoma

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Child with ataxia.

Patient Data

Age: Child
MRI

Case Discussion

MRI demonstrates a posterior fossa mass centered on the 4th ventricle and extending out of the foramen of Luschka on the left. The mass is heterogeneously high signal on T2 and has moderate contrast enhancement. Features consistent with an ependymoma, which was confirmed at resection. 

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Case information

rID: 10581
Case created: 23rd Aug 2010
Last edited: 5th Dec 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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