Supratentorial subependymoma

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Cranial MRI was obtained for aggravating headaches.

Patient Data

Age: 51
Gender: Male

MRI showed a mass in the left lateral ventricle, arising from the left septum pellucidum in the presence of a cavum vergae.  There was practically no enhancement after Gadolinium injection.  The tumour was surgically removed via a transcallosal approach.

Case Discussion

Histology revealed a subependymoma WHO grade I.

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Case information

rID: 13973
Published: 5th Jun 2011
Last edited: 1st Sep 2015
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