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Anaplastic ependymoma

MedGen UID:
128891
Concept ID:
C0280788
Neoplastic Process
Synonym: Malignant ependymoma
SNOMED CT: Ependymoma, anaplastic (21589007); Malignant ependymoma (1156903009); Malignant epithelial ependymoma (1156903009)
Modes of inheritance:
Not genetically inherited
MedGen UID:
988794
Concept ID:
CN307044
Finding
Source: Orphanet
clinical entity without genetic inheritance.
 
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0016700
Orphanet: ORPHA251646

Definition

A rare, malignant type of ependymoma that most often arises in the supratentorial region of the brain of children and young adults and that manifests with variable symptoms including headaches, nausea, vision impairment, memory loss and difficulty walking. [from ORDO]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • Anaplastic ependymoma
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Professional guidelines

PubMed

Meazza C, Schiavello E, Biassoni V, Podda M, Barteselli C, Barretta F, Gattuso G, Terenziani M, Ferrari A, Spreafico F, Luksch R, Casanova M, Chiaravalli S, Puma N, Bergamaschi L, Massimino M
Eur J Pediatr 2020 Sep;179(9):1353-1360. Epub 2020 Mar 5 doi: 10.1007/s00431-020-03607-6. PMID: 32140854
Witt H, Gramatzki D, Hentschel B, Pajtler KW, Felsberg J, Schackert G, Löffler M, Capper D, Sahm F, Sill M, von Deimling A, Kool M, Herrlinger U, Westphal M, Pietsch T, Reifenberger G, Pfister SM, Tonn JC, Weller M; German Glioma Network
Neuro Oncol 2018 Nov 12;20(12):1616-1624. doi: 10.1093/neuonc/noy118. PMID: 30053291Free PMC Article
Rudà R, Reifenberger G, Frappaz D, Pfister SM, Laprie A, Santarius T, Roth P, Tonn JC, Soffietti R, Weller M, Moyal EC
Neuro Oncol 2018 Mar 27;20(4):445-456. doi: 10.1093/neuonc/nox166. PMID: 29194500Free PMC Article

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Hsu HI, Hsu SS, Chung WY, Yip CM, Liu SH, Liao WC
World Neurosurg 2022 Feb;158:205-209. Epub 2021 Nov 26 doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2021.11.074. PMID: 34839047
Gilbert MR, Yuan Y, Wu J, Mendoza T, Vera E, Omuro A, Lieberman F, Robins HI, Gerstner ER, Wu J, Wen PY, Mikkelsen T, Aldape K, Armstrong TS
Neuro Oncol 2021 Mar 25;23(3):468-477. doi: 10.1093/neuonc/noaa240. PMID: 33085768Free PMC Article
Ellison DW, Aldape KD, Capper D, Fouladi M, Gilbert MR, Gilbertson RJ, Hawkins C, Merchant TE, Pajtler K, Venneti S, Louis DN
Brain Pathol 2020 Sep;30(5):863-866. Epub 2020 Jun 23 doi: 10.1111/bpa.12866. PMID: 32502305Free PMC Article
Meazza C, Schiavello E, Biassoni V, Podda M, Barteselli C, Barretta F, Gattuso G, Terenziani M, Ferrari A, Spreafico F, Luksch R, Casanova M, Chiaravalli S, Puma N, Bergamaschi L, Massimino M
Eur J Pediatr 2020 Sep;179(9):1353-1360. Epub 2020 Mar 5 doi: 10.1007/s00431-020-03607-6. PMID: 32140854
Reni M, Gatta G, Mazza E, Vecht C
Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 2007 Jul;63(1):81-9. Epub 2007 May 4 doi: 10.1016/j.critrevonc.2007.03.004. PMID: 17482475

Diagnosis

Thompson EM, Landi D, Brown MC, Friedman HS, McLendon R, Herndon JE 2nd, Buckley E, Bolognesi DP, Lipp E, Schroeder K, Becher OJ, Friedman AH, McKay Z, Walter A, Threatt S, Jaggers D, Desjardins A, Gromeier M, Bigner DD, Ashley DM
Lancet Child Adolesc Health 2023 Jul;7(7):471-478. Epub 2023 Mar 30 doi: 10.1016/S2352-4642(23)00031-7. PMID: 37004712Free PMC Article
Hsu HI, Hsu SS, Chung WY, Yip CM, Liu SH, Liao WC
World Neurosurg 2022 Feb;158:205-209. Epub 2021 Nov 26 doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2021.11.074. PMID: 34839047
Rudà R, Reifenberger G, Frappaz D, Pfister SM, Laprie A, Santarius T, Roth P, Tonn JC, Soffietti R, Weller M, Moyal EC
Neuro Oncol 2018 Mar 27;20(4):445-456. doi: 10.1093/neuonc/nox166. PMID: 29194500Free PMC Article
Reni M, Gatta G, Mazza E, Vecht C
Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 2007 Jul;63(1):81-9. Epub 2007 May 4 doi: 10.1016/j.critrevonc.2007.03.004. PMID: 17482475
Erdoğan G, Ozel E, Peştereli HE, Salar Z, Tirak B, Karaveli S
APMIS 2005 Apr;113(4):301-3. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0463.2005.apm_10.x. PMID: 15865613

Therapy

Umemura Y, Orringer D, Junck L, Varela ML, West MEJ, Faisal SM, Comba A, Heth J, Sagher O, Leung D, Mammoser A, Hervey-Jumper S, Zamler D, Yadav VN, Dunn P, Al-Holou W, Hollon T, Kim MM, Wahl DR, Camelo-Piragua S, Lieberman AP, Venneti S, McKeever P, Lawrence T, Kurokawa R, Sagher K, Altshuler D, Zhao L, Muraszko K, Castro MG, Lowenstein PR
Lancet Oncol 2023 Sep;24(9):1042-1052. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(23)00347-9. PMID: 37657463
Thompson EM, Landi D, Brown MC, Friedman HS, McLendon R, Herndon JE 2nd, Buckley E, Bolognesi DP, Lipp E, Schroeder K, Becher OJ, Friedman AH, McKay Z, Walter A, Threatt S, Jaggers D, Desjardins A, Gromeier M, Bigner DD, Ashley DM
Lancet Child Adolesc Health 2023 Jul;7(7):471-478. Epub 2023 Mar 30 doi: 10.1016/S2352-4642(23)00031-7. PMID: 37004712Free PMC Article
DE Laclos XC, Frappaz D, Ahle G, Bronnimann C, Catry-Thomas I, Joncour A, Ghiringhelli F, Vauleon E
Anticancer Res 2022 Aug;42(8):3863-3867. doi: 10.21873/anticanres.15878. PMID: 35896241
Gilbert MR, Yuan Y, Wu J, Mendoza T, Vera E, Omuro A, Lieberman F, Robins HI, Gerstner ER, Wu J, Wen PY, Mikkelsen T, Aldape K, Armstrong TS
Neuro Oncol 2021 Mar 25;23(3):468-477. doi: 10.1093/neuonc/noaa240. PMID: 33085768Free PMC Article
Green RM, Cloughesy TF, Stupp R, DeAngelis LM, Woyshner EA, Ney DE, Lassman AB
Neurology 2009 Nov 17;73(20):1677-80. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3181c1df34. PMID: 19917990Free PMC Article

Prognosis

Zang D, Dong Z, Liu Y, Chen Q
BMC Neurol 2024 Feb 21;24(1):74. doi: 10.1186/s12883-024-03558-7. PMID: 38383423Free PMC Article
Umemura Y, Orringer D, Junck L, Varela ML, West MEJ, Faisal SM, Comba A, Heth J, Sagher O, Leung D, Mammoser A, Hervey-Jumper S, Zamler D, Yadav VN, Dunn P, Al-Holou W, Hollon T, Kim MM, Wahl DR, Camelo-Piragua S, Lieberman AP, Venneti S, McKeever P, Lawrence T, Kurokawa R, Sagher K, Altshuler D, Zhao L, Muraszko K, Castro MG, Lowenstein PR
Lancet Oncol 2023 Sep;24(9):1042-1052. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(23)00347-9. PMID: 37657463
Rudà R, Reifenberger G, Frappaz D, Pfister SM, Laprie A, Santarius T, Roth P, Tonn JC, Soffietti R, Weller M, Moyal EC
Neuro Oncol 2018 Mar 27;20(4):445-456. doi: 10.1093/neuonc/nox166. PMID: 29194500Free PMC Article
Hübner JM, Kool M, Pfister SM, Pajtler KW
J Neurosurg Sci 2018 Feb;62(1):46-50. Epub 2017 Sep 8 doi: 10.23736/S0390-5616.17.04152-2. PMID: 28895660
Reni M, Gatta G, Mazza E, Vecht C
Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 2007 Jul;63(1):81-9. Epub 2007 May 4 doi: 10.1016/j.critrevonc.2007.03.004. PMID: 17482475

Clinical prediction guides

Umemura Y, Orringer D, Junck L, Varela ML, West MEJ, Faisal SM, Comba A, Heth J, Sagher O, Leung D, Mammoser A, Hervey-Jumper S, Zamler D, Yadav VN, Dunn P, Al-Holou W, Hollon T, Kim MM, Wahl DR, Camelo-Piragua S, Lieberman AP, Venneti S, McKeever P, Lawrence T, Kurokawa R, Sagher K, Altshuler D, Zhao L, Muraszko K, Castro MG, Lowenstein PR
Lancet Oncol 2023 Sep;24(9):1042-1052. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(23)00347-9. PMID: 37657463
Liu H, Sun P
Turk Neurosurg 2023;33(4):626-634. doi: 10.5137/1019-5149.JTN.41103-22.1. PMID: 36622192
Hsu HI, Hsu SS, Chung WY, Yip CM, Liu SH, Liao WC
World Neurosurg 2022 Feb;158:205-209. Epub 2021 Nov 26 doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2021.11.074. PMID: 34839047
Gilbert MR, Ruda R, Soffietti R
Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 2010 May;10(3):240-7. doi: 10.1007/s11910-010-0109-3. PMID: 20425040
Erdoğan G, Ozel E, Peştereli HE, Salar Z, Tirak B, Karaveli S
APMIS 2005 Apr;113(4):301-3. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0463.2005.apm_10.x. PMID: 15865613

Recent systematic reviews

Schwake M, Schipmann S, Müther M, Köchling M, Brentrup A, Stummer W
Acta Neurochir (Wien) 2019 Jun;161(6):1099-1108. Epub 2019 Apr 13 doi: 10.1007/s00701-019-03898-1. PMID: 30989383

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