What’s myxopapillary ependymoma?

Myxopapillary ependymoma is a rare, usually benign tumor that occurs in the spine and is more common in younger adults. It can cause pain, loss of feeling or movement, and bladder problems. Surgery is the main treatment, and prognosis is generally good. A myxopapillary ependymoma is a rare type of tumor that is usually benign […]

What’s an anaplastic ependymoma?

Anaplastic ependymoma is a fast-growing malignant brain or spine tumor that can cause various symptoms, especially in young patients. Diagnosis is challenging, and treatment usually involves surgery, radiation, and sometimes chemotherapy. Even after surgery, malignant cells can remain and require further treatment. Anaplastic ependymoma is a type of malignant ependymoma commonly found in young patients. […]

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