anaplastic ependymoma

anaplastic ependymoma

A high-grade (grade-III) ependymoma, which is defined by aggressive histologic features.
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Doctors discovered eight-year-old Liam had the aggressive tumour, called an anaplastic ependymoma, after he was knocked down by a car on the way home from school in January.
It's for three-year-old Caoimhe Neeson, who has anaplastic ependymoma with spinal metastases, a grade three malignant brain tumour.
Other diagnoses made by the central reviewers included CNS germ cell tumor, choroid plexus carcinoma, anaplastic ependymoma, and malignant meningioma, all of which reflect the epithelial and occasionally papillary appearances manifested by the tumor.
Despite surgery followed by chemotherapy the aggressive tumour, called an anaplastic ependymoma, returned and Thomas had to go through a second brain operation three weeks ago.