A case report of rare sacrococcygeal subcutaneous myxopapillary ependymoma in young Asian boy with clinical diagnosis of lipoma.

  • Afra Samad Multan Medical & Dental College. Multan.
  • Namra Mahmood Post Graduate Medical Institute, Lahore.
  • Arbaz Samad Morristown, Overlook and Newton Medical Centers Atlantic Consolidated Laboratory 100 The American Road, Morris Plains, NJ 07950
Keywords: Myxopapillary Ependymoma, Lower back pain, Sacral, Spinal cord tumor, Subcutaneous

Abstract

Myxopapillary ependymoma is a type of glioma and arising from supportive tissue of brain and spinal cord. It grows slowly.1 The subcutaneous myxopapillary ependymoma is quite rare tumour and mostly develop in children and adolescents.2 Several cases of ependymoma are reported in literature with only one case is reported in Asian population. We are reporting a case of 23 years old male having swelling below sacral region and diagnosed clinically as lipoma. The swelling was excised and diagnosed as subcutaneous myxopapillary ependymoma histologically.

Author Biographies

Afra Samad, Multan Medical & Dental College. Multan.

MBBS, DCP, M.Phil. (Morbid Anatomy & Histopathology)

Associate Professor

Department of Pathology.

 

Namra Mahmood, Post Graduate Medical Institute, Lahore.

MBBS

Department of Pathology

 

Arbaz Samad, Morristown, Overlook and Newton Medical Centers Atlantic Consolidated Laboratory 100 The American Road, Morris Plains, NJ 07950

MD

Pathologist

 

Published
2019-08-10