Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor (DNET)

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli


Amnesia and headache.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

A multicystic partially solid lesion is seen in the left mesial temporal lobe, which involves the cortex, without evidence of edema. It has a characteristic 'bubbly' appearance. 

Case Discussion

Although this case has not been proven histologically, the bubbly appearance and location are classical for a dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor (DNET)

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Case information

rID: 61556
Published: 14th Jul 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jame Jam Imaging Center

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