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Subependymoma is a rare and slow growing type of ependymoma (see this term) often presenting in middle-aged adults found more commonly in men than in women usually located in the fourth and lateral ventricles and manifesting with variable symptoms including headache nausea and loss of balance. In some cases it can be asymptomatic. It is usually associated with a better prognosis than other forms of ependymoma.

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My Faulty Gene is a nonprofit organization which provides information and assistance to any individual whose family medical history suggests genetic testing might be helpful in identifying an increased risk of disease due to a genetic mutation. We believe that everyone in need of genetic testing should have access to it.

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