Ependymoma (supratentorial)

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


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Patient Data

Age: 8
Gender: Male

MRI showed a right frontal enhancing mass with a large tumoral cyst and displacement of the partly deficient midline structures in a boy with corpus callosum agenesis.

Case Discussion

The tumour was an ependymoma that was treated with surgery and proton beam radiotherapy. Recurrence-free survival is three years now.

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Case information

rID: 14088
Case created: 23rd Jun 2011
Last edited: 13th Feb 2018
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