Myxopapillary ependymoma

Myxopapillary ependymoma (WHO grade I) is a slow-growing astrocytic tumor.

In a large series of cases of ependymal tumors,13% were found to be of the myxopapillary type. The average age at presentation is approximately 36 years. Thistumor almost exclusively occurs in the conus–cauda–filum terminate region of the spinal cord.



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