myxopapillary ependymoma

myx·o·pap·il·lar·y e·pen·dy·mo·ma

a slow-growing ependymoma of the filum terminale, occurring most often in young adults, consisting of cuboidal cells in papillary arrangement around a mucinous vascular core.

myx·o·pap·il·lar·y ep·en·dy·mo·ma

(mik'sō-pap'i-lar-ē ě-pen'di-mō'mă)
A slow-growing ependymoma of the filum terminale, occurring most often in young adults, which consists of cuboidal cells in papillary arrangement around a mucinous vascular core.
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Surgical technique and outcomes in the treatment of spinal cord ependymomas: part II: myxopapillary ependymoma.
Myxopapillary ependymomas (MPE) are a subtype of ependymoma that most commonly occurs near the conus and filum terminale.
The original radiologic differential diagnosis included an ependymoma, myxopapillary ependymoma, infiltrating glioma, or, less likely, a primary nerve sheath tumor.
The diagnosis was myxopapillary ependymoma, a type of spinal tumor.
Immunohistochemical comparison of chordoma with chondrosarcoma, myxopapillary ependymoma, and chordoid meningioma.
Myxopapillary ependymoma is a benign ependymoma, composing 40% to 50% of all ependymomas in adults, but more rarely seen in children.
This patient first presented with a nerve root/cauda equina mass, which simulated a myxopapillary ependymoma or schwannoma.
Myxopapillary ependymoma (MPE) is a subtype of ependymoma that is predominantly found in the region of the conus medullaris and filum terminale, and represents 27% of all intraspinal ependymomas.