Myxopapillary ependymoma

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
MRI

Case Discussion

Final Diagnosis:

Myxopapillary ependymoma.

Gross Description:

The specimen is received in one container labelled with the patient's name and “intradural tumor”. It consists of fragments of membranous tissue with attached pink tan tissue fragments aggregating to 4.5 x 3 x 1 cm.

Microscopic Description:

Sections show the specimen to consists of an ependymal tumor showing areas of perivascular pseudorosette formation, perivascular aggregates if mucin, areas of recent hemorrhage, prominent vasculature, and areas of hyaline degeneration.

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Case information

rID: 5514
Case created: 29th Jan 2009
Last edited: 10th May 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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