TITLE

Sacrococcygeal ependymoblastoma

AUTHOR(S)
Gard, Andrew; Perry, Deborah; Abdessalam, Shahab; Bowdino, Bradley
PUB. DATE
December 2015
SOURCE
Child's Nervous System;Dec2015, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p2215
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a four-year-old female patient who was presented with a subcutaneous sacrococcygeal mass and was admitted for neurosurgical evaluation. Pathologic microscopic evaluation showed a majority component of both myxopapillary ependymoma and ependymoblastoma. She underwent surgical resection and chemoradiation followed by magnetic resonance (MR) imaging after 16 months.
ACCESSION #
110861275

 

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