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Table 1 Baseline characterictics of patients

From: Spinal cord ependymomas and the appearance of other de novo tumors: a systematic review

Patients’ characteristics Number %
Female 47 47
Location   
1. Cervical 18 18
2. Thoracic 16 16
3. Conus medullaris 30 30
4. Filum terminale/cauda equine 36 36
Histology   
1. Myxopapillary ependymoma (grade I) 49 49
2. Ependymoma (grade II) 48 48
3. Anaplastic ependymoma (grade III) 3 3
Secondary cancer   
1. Gastric cancer 2 2
2. Lung cancer 2 2
3. Astrocytoma 1 1
4. Prostatic cancer 1 1
5. Pancreatic cancer 1 1
6. Hodgkin lymphoma 1 1
7. Intracranial meningioma 1 1