Supratentorial cortical ependymoma in a 21-month-old boy

Sang Kook Lee, Dong Jun Lim, Sang-Dae Kim

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Abstract

Two-thirds of ependymomas arise in the infratentorial or intraventricles, whereas one-third are located supratentorially. But supratentorial "cortical" ependymomas are very rare. We report a case of a cortical ependymoma in a 21-month-old boy. The patient presented with simple partial seizures. This tumor was located in the postcentral gyrus and he had gross total excision. Microscopy and immunohistochemistry showed grade II differentiation ependymoma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)244-247
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Korean Neurosurgical Society
Volume50
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Jan 1

Keywords

  • Ependymoma
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Pediatrics
  • Supratentorial neoplasm

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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