Ependymoma (histology)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

H&E section through an ependymoma demonstrating a "figure 8" ependymal rosette (or ependymal canals); cuboidal tumour cells surrounding an empty lumen.  They are far less common than perivascular pseudorosettes (a small perivascular pseudorosette is seen just below and to the left of the true rosette. 

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rID: 51845
Published: 10th Mar 2017
Last edited: 10th Mar 2017
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