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70% of the ependyma in children develops in the IV ventricle, 20% - in the lateral ventricles, and 10% - in the cauda equina. The average age of the tumor in these areas is respectively 2, 6 and 13 years.... Read more »
Ependyma surgical treatment. It is extremely important to achieve complete tumor removal. Complete removal significantly improves the prognosis of the disease. After surgery, the patient must undergo radiotherapy and chemotherapy.
Favorable prognosis (10-year survival rate - over 50%). Children have poorer prognosis. Ependymoma of any location and any amount of resection is almost always recur.