dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor
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dys·em·bry·o·plas·tic neu·ro·ep·i·the·li·al tu·mor
a rare low-grade neoplasm most frequently seen in children and associated with seizures and cortical dysplasia; the often multinodular, multicystic tumor is composed of oligodendrogliallike cells with accompanying neurons.
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dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumorAbbreviation: DNET
A benign mass of misshapen brain cells. DNETs are a relatively rare cause of seizures in children and adolescents.
See also: tumor
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