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

    Keywords

    • Ependymoma
    • Immunohistochemistry
    • Pediatrics
    • Supratentorial neoplasm

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Surgery
    • Neuroscience(all)
    • Clinical Neurology

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