CNS tumor
Ependymal tumors
Papillary 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] papillary

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Definition / general
  • Rare; resembles choroid plexus papilloma
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Forms extensive redundant epithelial-like surfaces
  • Not on fibrovascular stroma
Positive stains
Electron microscopy description
  • Frequent intercellular microrosettes, microvilli, cilia, zonulae adeherentes
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