Primary ependymoma of a cranial nerve. Case report

N. S. Little, M. K. Morgan*, R. P. Eckstein

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Ependymomas arising from peripheral or spinal nerves are extremely rare. Other ectopic ependymomas are found mostly in the sacrococcygeal region, possibly in association with developmental anomalies. The case of an ependymoma arising from a cranial nerve in a 40-year-old man is described.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)792-794
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Neurosurgery
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes


  • cranial nerve
  • ependymoma
  • trigeminal nerve


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