Combinations of caudal myxopapillary ependymoma and dermal sinus: A single shared embryologic lesion?

Nicole I. Wolf, Inga Harting, Marius Hartmann, Alfred Aschoff, Clemens Sommer, Dietz Rating, Friedrich Ebinger

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A female child presenting with acute flaccid paraparesis at 18 months was found to have a dermal sinus in combination with a dermoid cyst and a myxopapillary ependymoma of the cauda equina and conus medullaris. A possible embryologic relation between these lesions is discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)568-570
Number of pages3
JournalDevelopmental Medicine and Child Neurology
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Aug 2003

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