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WHO Classification of Tumours
Ependymoma, NOS
Fallopian tube and Uterine ligaments


A slowly growing brain tumor of children and young adults, derived from the ependymal lining of the cerebral ventricles. Clinical symptoms typically result from blocking cerebrospinal fluid pathways. Key histological features include perivascular pseudorosettes and ependymal rosettes
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Louis DN, Ohgaki H, Wiestler OD, Cavenee WK (Eds.)
WHO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System.
4th Edition
International Agency for Research on Cancer: Lyon 2007


Only a few ependymomas have been described in the uterine ligaments and the broad ligament. Patients were 13-48 years of age with a mean of 38 years and presented with a mass associated with lower quadrant tenderness

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Tavassoli FA, Devilee P (Eds.)
World Health Organization Classification of Tumours. Pathology and Genetics of Tumours of the Breast and Female Genital Organs.
3rd Edition
IARC Press: Lyon 2003