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Neurology India
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Neurological Society of India
ISSN: 0028-3886
EISSN: 0028-3886
Vol. 50, No. 2, 2002, pp. 223-224
Bioline Code: ni02066
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Neurology India, Vol. 50, No. 2, 2002, pp. 223-224

 en Extradural Ependymoma with Extraspinal Extension : Letter to Editor
S. Magu, T.S. Jaswal, D.S. Mishra, N.K. Magu, P. Popli, N. Sharma


Ependymomas are the most common glial tumors of conus medullaris, filum terminale and cauda equina.1 Ependymomas have also been reported in the extraspinal soft tissues of the sacral region, producing bone deformity and growing to great size.2 These extraspinal ependymal tumors are thought to be congenital in origin.1 We report a case of myxopapillary extradural ependymoma with extraspinal extension in presacral region in a 17 year old male presenting with weakness of the left lower limbs.

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