Ependymoma with signet-ring cells

Gary W. Mierau, Douglas Weeks, Craig W. Zuppan

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Two patients presented with unusual primary brain tumors having abundant signet-ring cells, for which electron microscopic study was necessary to establish the diagnosis of ependymoma. The light and electron microscopic features of these tumors are discussed, with brief comments on the differential diagnosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)43-46
Number of pages4
JournalUltrastructural Pathology
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes



  • Brain tumor
  • Child
  • Ependymoma
  • Pathology
  • Signet ring

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Structural Biology
  • Instrumentation

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Mierau, G. W., Weeks, D., & Zuppan, C. W. (1994). Ependymoma with signet-ring cells. Ultrastructural Pathology, 18(1-2), 43-46. https://doi.org/10.3109/01913129409016273