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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 67  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 1352--1357

Spinal Intradural Extramedullary Ependymoma with Intracranial Metastasis and Leptomeningeal Spread: A Case Report and Comprehensive Review of Literature


Department of Neurosurgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

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Dr. Kanwaljeet Garg
Department of Neurosurgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 110 029
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0028-3886.271269

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Dorsolumbar intradural extramedullary ependymoma is a rare entity. Spinal metastases in patients with intracranial ependymoma are well described, but it is extremely rare for a spinal ependymoma to metastasize to brain. We describe a case of aggressive dorsolumbar intradural extramedullary ependymoma mimicking arachnoid cyst radiologically, which developed intracranial metastasis.






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