Myxopapillary ependymoma (histology)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Lumbar canal mass.

Patient Data

Age: Child
Modality: Pathology

MICROSCOPIC DESCRIPTION: The sections show a moderately hypercellular tumour which consists of ependymal cells arranged in well formed perivascular pseudorosettes. Myxoid material is present within the pseudorosettes, in many places forming microcysts. Tumour cells are arranged in diffuse sheets between pseudo-rosettes.  The features are of myxopapillary ependymoma.

Case courtesy of Associate Professor Renate Kalnins. 

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Case Information

rID: 51750
Case created: 6th Mar 2017
Last edited: 6th Mar 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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