Ependymal Rosette

A structure seen by light microscopy that recapitulates a normal ependymal cavity, with small central, round to oval lumina, optional cilia and blepharoplasts—distinct basally oriented granular corpuscles in the cytoplasm, which is composed of GFAP and is characteristic of ependymomas
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Identifying the presence of perivascular pseudorosettes or true ependymal rosettes is instrumental in the diagnosis.
For example, the presence of pseudorosettes and ependymal rosettes is consistent with ependymal differentiation.
Ependymomas are characteristically marked by the formation of perivascular pseudorosettes and true ependymal rosettes.