Dysembryoplastic Neuroepithelial Tumor

  • Adekunle M. Adesina
  • Ronald A. Rauch


Superficial cortical, benign glioneuronal neoplasms, WHO grade I, often associated with the long-standing history of refractory partial complex seizures. Characteristically uninodular or multinodular lesions accompanied by cortical dysplasia. Represents 12 and 13.5% of histologic findings in adults and children, respectively, receiving epileptic surgery.


Microcystic pattern glioneuronal tumor developmental tumor cortical dysplasia seizure related neoplasia 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adekunle M. Adesina
    • 1
  • Ronald A. Rauch
    • 2
  1. 1.Section of Neuropathology and Molecular Neuropathology Laboratory, Department of PathologyTexas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of MedicineHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Radiology, Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of MedicineTexas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of MedicineHoustonUSA

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