Subependymoma of the spinal cord. Case report and review of the literature

Maurizio Salvati, Antonino Raco, Marco Artico, Spartaco Artizzu, Pasquale Ciappetta

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Subependymoma is an uncommon, benign and, as a rule, asymptomatic lesion of the central nervous system, only rarely recorded at spinal level. The case reported here brings the total number of spinal subependymomas so far described to 16. The relevant literature is reviewed and the salient features of these tumors are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)65-69
Number of pages5
JournalNeurosurgical Review
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1992


  • Ependymoma
  • spinal cord tumors
  • subependymoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Surgery


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