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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Histological heterogeneity of dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumour: identification and differential diagnosis in a series of 74 cases.
Final Diagnosis: Dysembryoplastic Neuroepithelial Tumour (DNET) and was proved by histopathology.
Abnormalities of gyration, heterotopias, tuberous sclerosis, focal cortical dysplasia, microdysgenesis, dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumour and dysgenesis of the archicortex in epilepsy.
Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumour. In: Louis DN, Ohgaki H, Wiestler OD, Cavenee WK.
The children's cancer and leukaemia group guidelines for the diagnosis and management of dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumours. Br J Neurosurg.