Asian Journal of Neurosurgery

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2015  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 256--258

Unspecific clinical manifestation of cauda equina myxopapillary ependymoma


Gayrat Maratovich Kariev1, Elbek Shodievich Halikulov2, Shavkat Orzikuloviich Rasulov2 
1 Republican Scientific Center of Neurosurgery, Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
2 Department of Neurosurgery, Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute, Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Correspondence Address:
Elbek Shodievich Halikulov
Department of Neurosurgery, Tashkent Pediatric Medical Institute, Bagishamal Street 223, Yunusabad Region, 100140 Tashkent City
Uzbekistan

A 9-year-old boy admitted to the neurosurgical hospital complaining of headache, vomiting, abdominal pain, and weakness in the arms and legs, urinary retention. Previously, the patient had a treatment of pediatricians. He was examined, magnetic resonance imaging revealed the tumor of the conus medullaris and cauda equina. The surgery was performed with removal myxopapillary ependymoma (ME). Postoperative neurological symptoms regressed; he has received radiotherapy postoperatively. This case illustrates a rare clinical presentation of ME, which simulated intracranial, thoracic, and caudal pathology. We presented features of the clinical presentation, diagnostics, and treatment options of this ependymoma.


How to cite this article:
Kariev GM, Halikulov ES, Rasulov SO. Unspecific clinical manifestation of cauda equina myxopapillary ependymoma.Asian J Neurosurg 2015;10:256-258


How to cite this URL:
Kariev GM, Halikulov ES, Rasulov SO. Unspecific clinical manifestation of cauda equina myxopapillary ependymoma. Asian J Neurosurg [serial online] 2015 [cited 2021 Jun 17 ];10:256-258
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