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Desmoplastic non-infantile ganglioglioma: A low-grade tumor, report of two patients

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Author(s): Khubchandani Shaila | Chitale Arun | Doshi Paresh

Journal: Neurology India
ISSN 0028-3886

Volume: 57;
Issue: 6;
Start page: 796;
Date: 2009;
Original page

Keywords: Desmoplastic non-infantile ganglioglioma | collagen

ABSTRACT
Desmoplastic infantile gangliogliomas (DIGG) are low-grade (WHO Grade I) tumors of early childhood rarely occurring in older children and young adults. The mainstay of treatment is surgical. We report two older children with DIGG, both showing atypical radiology. One case was treated with radiation. The recurrence treated with only surgical excision showed excellent response to treatment.

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