gangliocytoma


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ganglioneuroma

 [gang″gle-o-nu-ro´mah]
a benign neoplasm composed of nerve fibers and mature ganglion cells; called also gangliocytoma, ganglioglioneuroma, and ganglioma.

gan·gli·o·cy·to·ma

(gang'glē-ō-sī-tō'mă),
A rare lesion that contains neuronal (ganglion) cells in a sparse glial stroma.
[ganglion + G. kytos, cell, + -oma, tumor]

gangliocytoma

/gan·glio·cy·to·ma/ (gang″gle-o-si-to´mah) ganglioneuroma.

gangliocytoma

[gang′glē·ō′sītō′mə]
a benign tumor involving ganglion cells. These tumors are frequently found in the pituitary gland, where they are associated with hypersecretion of growth hormone-releasing hormone (ganglioneuroma).

gan·gli·o·cy·to·ma

(gang'glē-ō-sī-tō'mă)
A rare lesion that contains neuronal (ganglion) cells in a sparse glial stoma.
Synonym(s): central ganglioneuroma.
[ganglion + G. kytos, cell, + -oma, tumor]

gangliocytoma

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Acute presentation of LhermitteDuclos disease, or benign dysplastic cerebellar gangliocytoma, in an adult patient is a rather uncommonly described entity in the literature.
In summary, Lhermitte-Duclos disease, or dysplastic gangliocytoma of the cerebellum, is a pathognomonic radiologic entity, the diagnosis of which should remain not only in the bailiwick of neuroimaging specialists but general radiologists as well.
In our case, MRS provided a unique assessment and metabolic signature in this unusual benign dysplastic cerebellar gangliocytoma, LDD.
Ferrer l, Isamat F, AcebesJ: A golgi and electron microscopic study of a dysplastic gangliocytoma of the cerebellum.
Prestor B: Dysplastic gangliocytoma of the cerebellum (Lhermitte-Duclos disease).
Clinical and radiological aspects of dysplastic gangliocytoma (Lhermitte-Duclos disease): A report of two cases with review of the literature.