Dysembryoplastic neuropithelial tumor: a rare case report


  • Shailesh Thanvi Department of Neuro Surgery, Dr. S.N. Medical College, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
  • Hemant Jangid Satyam MRI Centre, MDM Hospital, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India
  • Yogi Raj Joshi Department of Pathology, Dr. S.N. Medical College, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India




DNET, Epilepsy, Histopathology, MRI


Dysembryoplastic neuropithelial tumor (DNET) is a rare recently described, benign glioneural tumor frequently associated with intractable seizures in children and young adults which is important to recognise clinically and radiologically as it is surgically curable without need for adjuvant chemoradiotherapy. We hereby present a case report of a 10year old male child who presented with intractable seizures and right parietal space occupying lesion which was diagnosed DNET radiologically, treated by microsurgical excision and confirmed histopathologically as DNET, thus emphasising multidisciplinary role in management of this rare entity.

Author Biography

Shailesh Thanvi, Department of Neuro Surgery, Dr. S.N. Medical College, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

Department Of Neurosurgery
Dr.S.N.Medical College,Jodhpur


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How to Cite

Thanvi, S., Jangid, H., & Joshi, Y. R. (2017). Dysembryoplastic neuropithelial tumor: a rare case report. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 5(5), 2270–2272. https://doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20171887



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