IJNS 2014; 03(02): 103-105
DOI: 10.4103/2277-9167.138918
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Extra-axial ependymoma mimicking a meningioma

Sai Sudarsan Puduru
B.J. Rajesh
Milap Shah
1  Pathology, Yashoda Hospital, Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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Supratentorial ependymomas are rare and are usually intra axial in location. We report a case of extra axial supra tentorial ependymoma in a girl which mimicked a falcine meningioma. Imaging, pathological features and management are described in this case report along with review of the literature. The possible origin of these tumors is discussed.