Rare Spinal Cord Ependymoma Diagnosed in Marathon-Running Mom

6 years ago
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Aimee Garrison was 26 weeks pregnant when the pain became overwhelming. She had trouble sleeping and keeping up with her toddler. An MRI revealed a rare spinal cord ependymoma, which affects less than 2,000 adults each year. A tumor the size of a baby carrot had been slowly growing in Aimee’s spinal cord, pushing it against her vertebrae.
Learn more about Aimee: http://uofmhealthblogs.org/neurohealth/marathon-running-mom-faces-rare-t....