Desmoplastic Infantile Ganglioglioma: A Case Report of a Rare Supratentorial Tumor

Ojaswi Khandediya*, Priti Kapoor and Vishal Singh
 
Abstract
 
Desmoplastic infantile gangliogliomas are a rare benign tumor almost always found in the pediatric population with a good prognosis following surgical resection. It usually manifests as a very large supratentorial tumor which can be misinterpreted as malignant. It has a good prognosis as complete surgical resection is curative. Other than the age difference, histopathological and radiological findings of desmoplastic infantile ganglioglioma and desmoplastic non-infantile ganglioglioma are similar and are considered under the same WHO classification. In this case report, we have highlighted a case of a 4-year-old female who presented to the outpatient department with episodes of seizures, and loss of consciousness followed by vomiting. The patient was initially diagnosed with an astrocytoma on MRI, underwent surgery and was histopathologically confirmed as desmoplastic ganglioglioma with an excellent postoperative course.

Published on: November 27, 2020
doi: 10.17756/micr.2020-056
Citation: Khandediya O, Kapoor P, Singh V. 2020. Desmoplastic Infantile Ganglioglioma: A Case Report of a Rare Supratentorial Tumor. J Med Imaging Case Rep 4(2): 70-73.

31
Downloads