Mixed solid and cystic mass in an infant

D. Summerfield, J. B. Guerin, D. Kun Kim, L. Eckel, D. J. Daniels, P. Morris, John C. Benson

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Desmoplastic infantile tumors are rare supratentorial brain tumors that occur in pediatric patients. Desmoplastic infantile tumors are made up of 2 subtypes: desmoplastic infantile gangliogliomas and desmoplastic infantile astrocytomas. Desmoplastic infantile tumors are often identifiable on imaging on the basis of multiple characteristics. Nevertheless, pathologic analysis is required to confirm the diagnosis, particularly when the imaging features are atypical. Here, the radiology findings, surgical approach and subsequent management, and pathology of a desmoplastic infantile ganglioglioma are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1792-1795
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Issue number11
StatePublished - 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology


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