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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 183-189

Holocord tanycytic ependymoma: An interesting case with unusual presentation, challenging histological diagnosis, and single-staged complete tumor resection

Department of Neurosurgery, Global Hospital, Mumbai, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Suresh K Sankhla
A-503, Chaitanya Towers, A. M. Marg, Prabhadevi, Mumbai, Maharashtra.
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DOI: 10.4103/jpn.JPN_100_19

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An interesting case of intramedullary holocord cystic tumor in an 11-year old boy is reported, who presented with unusual clinical manifestations and radiological features. Gross total resection of the tumor was performed in a single-staged surgery. A rare combination of unusual presentation, uncommon histopathological findings, and challenges in the selection of surgical options were discussed with a detailed review of the literature.


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