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Category:Ependymoma
Created 5 October 2007  +
CurationStatus uncurated  +
DefiningCitation DeVita et al., Principles and Practice of Oncology, 5th ed, p2018; Escourolle et al., Manual of Basic Neuropathology, 2nd ed, pp28-9  +
Definition Glioma derived from ependymocytes that ten Glioma derived from ependymocytes that tend to present as malignant intracranial tumors in children and as benign intraspinal neoplasms in adults. It may arise from any level of the ventricular system or central canal of the spinal cord. Intracranial ependymomas most frequently originate in the FOURTH VENTRICLE and histologically are densely cellular tumors which may contain ependymal tubules and perivascular pseudorosettes. Spinal ependymomas are usually benign papillary or myxopapillary tumors (MeSH). papillary or myxopapillary tumors (MeSH).
DefinitionSource MeSH +
Id birnlex_12622  +
Label Ependymoma  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 29 May 2009 21:59:42  +
ModifiedDate 29 May 2009  +
SuperCategory Glioma  +
Categories Glioma
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Resource:University of Rochester Program for Brain Tumors and Spinal Tumors + Keywords
 

 

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