Prominent vascular hyalinization is often seen in myxopapillary ependymomas. The tumor may contain areas of hemorrhage and calcification. Given the presence of abundant extracellular mucin, they have a gelatinous consistency grossly. Courtesy of: Dr. Luciano de Souza Queiroz, Dept. of Pathology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, São Paulo State, BRAZIL. Additional images are here.