Spinal myxopapillary ependymoma

Discussion:

Myxopapillary ependymomas are slow growing glioma arising from ependymal cells of conus, filum terminale, cauda equina, and are characterized by hemorrhagic component and scalloping of the vertebral bodies.

It is considered a WHO grade I but can show subarachnoid dissemination, no reported malignant degeneration.

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