CNS tumor
Ependymal tumors
Other types of ependymoma

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

Revised: 30 August 2017, last major update August 2012

Copyright: (c) 2002-2017,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Types of ependymoma [title]

See also: GeneralCellularClear cellPapillaryTanycytic
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Abdelzaher, E. Other types of ependymoma. website. Accessed November 19th, 2019.
Definition / general
Other types include:
  • Ependymoma with extensive tumor cell vacuolation
  • Ependymoma with lipomatous differentiation
  • Ependymoma with neuropil-like islands
  • Ganglioglioma with a tanycytic glial component
  • Giant cell ependymoma (degenerative nuclear atypia)
  • Melanotic ependymoma
  • Ovarian ependymoma
  • Signet ring cell ependymoma
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