Image of the Week: What is causing this mass effect? - Clinical Advisor

Image of the Week: What is causing this mass effect?

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A 23-year-old patient presented to the emergency room complaining of headaches, vomiting, and photophobia.

He had no history of neurologic illness. An MRI revealed obstructive hydrocephalus and a mass in the left lateral ventricle. Do you recognize this condition?

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This patient was diagnosed with hydrocephalus caused by ependymoma. He underwent a transfrontal operation and the tumor was completely resected macroscopically. View this image on Figure 1 to find out more.

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This patient was diagnosed with hydrocephalus caused by ependymoma. He underwent a transfrontal operation and the tumor was completely resected macroscopically. 

View this image on Figure 1 to find out more.

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