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Intraventricular Tumors

Smirniotopoulos, M.D. JGSM - MedPix

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Intraventricular Tumors

History: Unremitting headache for three weeks (the child was holding his head and screaming).

Findings: Lobulated intraventricular mass

Ddx: Choroid plexus papilloma Choroid plexus carcinoma Intraventricular meningioma Ependymoma

Exam: Papilledema

No MeSH data available.


Ependymomas may present at any age, but are more common (70%) in childhood and most frequent in the 4th ventricle.  They are soft 'plastic' tumors that adopt to the shape of the ventricle.  The are more frequently attached to the floor of the fourth ventricle (the pontine tegmentum) rather than the roof.
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MPX1970_synpic16752: Ependymomas may present at any age, but are more common (70%) in childhood and most frequent in the 4th ventricle. They are soft 'plastic' tumors that adopt to the shape of the ventricle. The are more frequently attached to the floor of the fourth ventricle (the pontine tegmentum) rather than the roof.


Intraventricular Tumors

Smirniotopoulos, M.D. JGSM - MedPix

Ependymomas may present at any age, but are more common (70%) in childhood and most frequent in the 4th ventricle.  They are soft 'plastic' tumors that adopt to the shape of the ventricle.  The are more frequently attached to the floor of the fourth ventricle (the pontine tegmentum) rather than the roof.
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MPX1970_synpic16752: Ependymomas may present at any age, but are more common (70%) in childhood and most frequent in the 4th ventricle. They are soft 'plastic' tumors that adopt to the shape of the ventricle. The are more frequently attached to the floor of the fourth ventricle (the pontine tegmentum) rather than the roof.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Intraventricular Tumors

History: Unremitting headache for three weeks (the child was holding his head and screaming).

Findings: Lobulated intraventricular mass

Ddx: Choroid plexus papilloma Choroid plexus carcinoma Intraventricular meningioma Ependymoma

Exam: Papilledema

No MeSH data available.