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Contents



CASE REPORTS


CLASSIFICATION


DIAGNOSIS, PRESENTATION


EPIDEMIOLOGY, RISK FACTORS


ETIOLOGY, PATHOGENESIS, PATHOLOGY


FOLLOW-UP, SIDE EFFECTS, QUALITY OF LIFE


INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE


OVERALL MANAGEMENT


PROGNOSIS, OUTCOMES


TREATMENT



Case reports



Alkhaibary A, AlSufiani F, Alassiri AH, Almuntashri M, Al Qutub ST.
Chondro-Osseous Metaplasia in Ependymoma: A Rare Histopathological Finding.
Case Rep Pathol. 2020 May 5. 2020;2020:1528698. Doi 10.1155/2020/1528698. _



Diagnosis





Chandra P, Purandare N, Shah S, Agrawal A, Rangarajan V.
"Drop" Metastases from an Operated Case of Intracranial Anaplastic Ependymoma Identified on Fluoro-2-deoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography.
Indian J Nucl Med. [2017 Jan 17]. 2017;32(1):68-70. Doi 10.4103/0972-3919.198492. _



Overall management





Gerstner ER, Pajtler KW.
Ependymoma.
Semin Neurol. [2018 Mar 16]. 2018;38(1):104-111. Doi 10.1055/s-0038-1636503. _



Prognosis





Acquaye AA, Vera E, Gilbert MR, Armstrong TS.
Clinical presentation and outcomes for adult ependymoma patients.
Cancer. [2016 Sep 28]. 2017;123(3):494-501. Doi 10.1002/cncr.30355. _




Hollon T, Nguyen V, Smith BW, Lewis S, Junck L, Orringer DA.
Supratentorial hemispheric ependymomas: an analysis of 109 adults for survival and prognostic factors.
J Neurosurg. [2016 Jan 8]. 2016;125(2):410-8. Doi 10.3171/2015.7.JNS151187. _




Marinoff AE, Ma C, Guo D, Snuderl M, Wright KD, Manley PE, Al-Sayegh H, Sinai CE, Ullrich NJ, Marcus K, Haas-Kogan D, Goumnerova L, London WB, Kieran MW, Chi SN, Fangusaro J, Bandopadhayay P.
Rethinking childhood ependymoma: a retrospective, multi-center analysis reveals poor long-term overall survival.
J Neurooncol. [2017 Jul 21]. 2017;135(1):201-211. Doi 10.1007/s11060-017-2568-8. _



Treatment





Merchant TE.
Current Clinical Challenges in Childhood Ependymoma: A Focused Review.
J Clin Oncol. [2017 Jun 22]. 2017;35(21):2364-2369. Doi 10.1200/JCO.2017.73.1265. _