Lhermitte Duclos disease

Case contributed by Dr Praveen Jha


Giddiness and occasional headache. Prior CT showed cerebellar lesion. Followed up with MRI.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

A large heterogenous relatively non-enhancing lesion is seen involving left cerebellar hemisphere, vermis, as well as cerebellar peduncles. The lesion has a striated cystic appearance.

Case Discussion

This is a characteristic MRI imaging of Lhermitte-Duclos disease or dysplastic gangliocytoma of cerebellum.

Patient was biopsied and diagnosis confirmed.

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Case information

rID: 28029
Published: 6th Mar 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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