dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumour


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dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumour

A benign supratentorial (cerebellar) low-grade glial tumour of children which is associated with long-standing partial complex seizures. 

Clinical findings
Headache, nausea, vomiting, visual disturbances.
 
Imaging
Lesions are lobular, well-delineated, hypointense on T1-weighted MRI and hyperintense on T2; they are uniformly non-enhancing or showed minimal peripheral enhancement.
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Dysembryoplastic Neuroepithelial Tumour (DNET), and
Final Diagnosis: Dysembryoplastic Neuroepithelial Tumour (DNET) and was proved by histopathology.
In this study, there were 4 cases of tumours, 2 of them were of infratentorial origin--fourth ventricle masses causing dilatation of proximal ventricles showing variable/irregular contrast enhancement, one was dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumour and other was of hypothalamic hamartoma.
Abnormalities of gyration, heterotopias, tuberous sclerosis, focal cortical dysplasia, microdysgenesis, dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumour and dysgenesis of the archicortex in epilepsy.
Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumour with discrete bilateral multifocality: further evidence for a germinal origin.
The children's cancer and leukaemia group guidelines for the diagnosis and management of dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumours.