Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumour

Case contributed by Dr Robert G

Presentation

Seizures.

Patient Data

Age: 16
Gender: Female

There is a cortical-based "bubbly" appearing mass in the right parietal lobe. The coronal FLAIR image shows characteristic ring-like hyperintense signal (bright rim sign). No perifocal edema and no contrast-enhancement are present. Incidental note is made of a septation within the left ventricle.

Case Discussion

The findings are consistent with a dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor (DNET).

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 18238
Case created: 21st Jun 2012
Last edited: 17th Sep 2015
Tag: dnet
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.