Extraspinal Sacrococcygeal Ependymoma

Akcali Ayhan

Private A Hospital, Kocasinan, Bahçelievler, Istanbul, Turkey.

Ozyigit Elif

Kanuni Sultan Süleyman Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

Ozyigit Omer

Atlas University Medicine Hospital, Güneşli, Istanbul, Turkey.

Ekinci Safak *

Private A Hospital, Kocasinan, Bahçelievler, Istanbul, Turkey.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Ependymomas usually arise within the spinal cord or in the brain. Ependymomas generally originated in the sacrum or extraspinal parasacral soft tissues and they are rare tumors. We reported a case report in the subcutaneous tissue posterior to the sacrococcygeal region. Radiologic and pathologic studies are presented. Differantial diagnosis and the pathogenesis of extraspinal ependymomas are discussed.

Keywords: Ependymoma, lomber spine, sacrococcygeal region

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Ayhan , A., Elif , O., Omer , O., & Safak , E. (2023). Extraspinal Sacrococcygeal Ependymoma. Asian Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 6(2), 58–63. Retrieved from https://journalajorr.com/index.php/AJORR/article/view/169


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