Myxopapillary ependymoma

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abd Rabou

Presentation

Back pain and bilateral lower limb weakness

Patient Data

Age: 60 years old
Gender: Female
MRI

A well defined intradural cauda equina lesion dispalying iso signal in T1, slightly hyperintense signal in T2 and avid enhancement in post contrast study. It displaces and compresses the distal cord with no foraminal extension.

Case Discussion

Pathologically proved Myxopapillary ependymoma which affect the cauda equina.

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Case information

rID: 31233
Case created: 25th Sep 2014
Last edited: 14th Dec 2015
System: Spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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