CNS tumor
Ependymal tumors
Cellular ependymoma

Author: Eman Abdelzaher, M.D., Ph.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 30 August 2017, last major update August 2012

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PubMed Search: Ependymoma [title] cellular variant

See also: GeneralClear cellPapillaryTanycyticOther
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Cite this page: Abdelzaher, E. Cellular ependymoma. website. Accessed November 19th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Shows conspicuous cellularity without other properties of anaplasia (thus WHO grade II)
  • Pseudorosettes may be inconspicuous, and true ependymal rosettes may be absent (eMedicine: Ependymoma Pathology)
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Hypercellularity but lack of elevated mitotic activity or vascular proliferation, H&E, x100

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