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Surg Neurol Int


Case report: Primary ependymoma of the trigeminal nerve presenting as trigeminal neuralgia.


Shah Z, Islam M Y, Suleman F, Memon A H, Mubarak F, Shamim SM
Surg Neurol Int. 2022; 13:365.
PMID: 36128139.


Ependymomas are usually found in the posterior fossa originating from the fourth ventricle. Primary ependymomas arising from cranial nerves are rare with only a handful of reported cases. Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is rarely due to space occupying lesions.