Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor

Case contributed by Dr Robert G



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).

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Case information

rID: 18238
Published: 21st Jun 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Tag: dnet
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