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Supratentorial Ependymoma

Last Updated: March 27, 2020

Figure 1: This aggressive-looking right frontal anaplastic ependymoma is in an extra-ventricular location more typical of the supratentorial ependymoma. As in this lesion, calcifications are common and are visible as low signal intensity on GRE/SWI (top row left). This tumor also demonstrates dark restricted diffusion on ADC (top row right) representing hypercellularity. Enhancement on postcontrast T1WI (bottom) is also common.

Figure 2: This supratentorial ependymoma is in a typical extraventricular location. The complex cystic and solid appearance is also more cl...