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.
Primary glial tumor of the retina with features of myxopapillary ependymoma.
The microscopic differential diagnosis includes chondrosarcoma, signet cell adenocarcinoma of the rectum, myxopapillary ependymoma, and chordoid meningioma.
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The diagnosis was myxopapillary ependymoma, a type of spinal tumor.
Microscopic differential diagnosis includes chondrosarcoma, signet ring adenocarcinoma of rectum, osteosarcoma, myxopapillary ependymoma.
The original radiologic differential diagnosis included an ependymoma, myxopapillary ependymoma, infiltrating glioma, or, less likely, a primary nerve sheath tumor.
Myxopapillary ependymoma is a benign ependymoma, composing 40% to 50% of all ependymomas in adults, but more rarely seen in children.
Immunohistochemical comparison of chordoma with chondrosarcoma, myxopapillary ependymoma, and chordoid meningioma.
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.
This patient first presented with a nerve root/cauda equina mass, which simulated a myxopapillary ependymoma or schwannoma.
Spinal cord ependymomas and myxopapillary ependymomas in ther firs 2 decades of life: a clinicopathological and ummunohistochemical charactrization of 19 cases.