J Korean Neurol Assoc.  2005 Oct;23(5):697-699.

A Case of Spinal Cord Ependymoma resulting in Superficial Siderosis

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Neurology, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Korea. kimgm@smc.samsung.co.kr

Abstract

A 63-year-old woman developed left leg weakness, bilateral sensorineural hearing loss and headache. Brain MRI showed a hypointense rim on the surfaces of the cerebellum, brainstem, and cerebral cortex indicating superficial siderosis. Further examination showed an intramedullary ependymoma at the level of T12-L2. We report a patient with a spinal cord ependymoma resulting in superficial siderosis of the central nervous system.

Keyword

Superficial siderosis; Ependymoma
Full Text Links
  • JKNA
Actions
Cited
CITED
export Copy
Close
Share
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
Similar articles
Copyright © 2021 by Korean Association of Medical Journal Editors. All rights reserved.     E-mail: koreamed@kamje.or.kr