Child's Nervous System

, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp 181–183 | Cite as

Myxopapillary ependymoma of the conus medullaris presenting with intratumoral hemorrhage during weight lifting in a teenager

  • Mahmoud Reza KhalatbariEmail author
  • Yashar Moharamzad
Case Report


Intratumoral hemorrhage within a myxopapillary ependymoma of the conus medullaris and cauda equina is rare. Most patients with myxopapillary ependymoma present insidiously, but they may present with hemorrhage or cauda equina syndrome. Limited number of case reports available has described this condition only in adult patients. We report our experience with intratumoral hemorrhage of myxopapillary ependymoma of the conus medullaris during weight lifting in a 15-year-old boy.


Myxopapillary ependymoma Conus medullaris Intratumoral hemorrhage Weight lifting 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryArad HospitalTehranIran

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