Myxopapillary ependymoma of the filum terminale

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Numbness and paresthesia in both legs. Aggravating back pain for more than 6 weeks.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

Large T2-hyperintense mass at L4 with thecal obstruction, congestion of intradural veins, and avid enhancement.

Case Discussion

Myxopapillary ependymoma WHO Grade I.

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Case information

rID: 15120
Published: 24th Sep 2011
Last edited: 28th May 2020
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