Myxopapillary ependymoma

Case contributed by Ahmed Abdrabou


Back pain and bilateral lower limb weakness

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

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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