Supratentorial tanycytic ependymoma in an adult male: case report and review of literature.

Journal Article

Ependymomas, tumors of the ependymal cells, are very rare and usually present in the pediatric population. Furthermore, there are even rarer variants of ependymomas that can include cellular, papillary, clear cell, and tanycytic subtypes. We present a case of a supratentorial tanycytic ependymoma in an adult male and review the literature in regard to this rare primary central nervous system neoplasm.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Lopez, G; McLendon, RE; Peters, KB

Published Date

  • 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 8 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 159 - 163

PubMed ID

  • 25873884

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC4386143

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1662-6575

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1159/000380906


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Switzerland