9392/3 Ependymoma, anaplastic


Synonyms

Ependymoblastoma

Definitions

Tumours of the central nervous system
ICD-O-3 topography code: C70, C71 and C72
ICD10: C70, C71 and C72
           

A malignant glioma of ependymal origin (WHO grade III) with accelerated growth and an unfavorable clinical outcome, particularly in children. It is characterized by high mitotic activity, often accompanied by microvascular proliferation and pseudo-palisading necrosis 1
 
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



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