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fourth ventricular ependymoma, sagittal section through brainstem and cerebellum.

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fourth ventricular ependymoma, sagittal section through brainstem and cerebellum.
Ependymomas tend to fill and distend the fourth ventricle, resulting in noncommunicating hydrocephalus with signs of increased intracranial pressure. Posterior fossa is the most common site of ependymomal tumors in childhood