Intraventricular ependymoma

The most consistent neurological problem associated with lateral ventricle tumors, including ependymomas, is cognitive impairment associated with hydrocephalus.

If the tumor is present at a critical site for CSF flow, acute obstructive hydrocephalus and sudden death may occur.

Koeller KK, Sandberg GD; Armed Forces Institute of Pathology. From the archives of the AFIP. Cerebral intraventricular neoplasms: radiologic-pathologic correlation. Radiographics. 2002 Nov-Dec;22(6):1473-505. doi: 10.1148/rg.226025118. PMID: 12432118.
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