Surgical Treatment of Dysembryoplastic Neuroepithelial Tumor
Advances in Surgical Sciences
Volume 7, Issue 1, June 2019, Pages: 9-14
Received: Dec. 16, 2018;
Accepted: Jan. 3, 2019;
Published: Feb. 15, 2019
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Guo Rongzeng, Department of Functional Neurosurgery, Shanghai Blue Cross Brain Hospital, Shanghai, China
Yang Zhongxu, Department of Neurosurgery, the First Hospital of Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Cui Lihua, Department of Functional Neurosurgery, Shanghai Blue Cross Brain Hospital, Shanghai, China
You Zehong, Department of Functional Neurosurgery, Shanghai Blue Cross Brain Hospital, Shanghai, China
Du Ligong, Department of Functional Neurosurgery, Shanghai Blue Cross Brain Hospital, Shanghai, China
Wang Yan, Center of Pathology, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Tang Zhensheng, Department of Functional Neurosurgery, Shanghai Blue Cross Brain Hospital, Shanghai, China
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Objective Investigating the surgical treatment for dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor. Methods A total of 12 cases (7 males, 5 females, aged 4~36 years) of dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumors from 2010 to 2014 in Shanghai Blue Cross Brain Hospital were analyzed retrospectively, including 9 cases of temporal lobe tumor, 2 cases of frontal lobe tumor, and 1 case of parietal lobe tumor. The tumors and epileptogenic foci outside the lesions were resected under the guidance of electrocorticogram in all patients. Results The pathological examination showed that all the tumors were dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumors. All the patients had been followed up for 2 to 4 years. Epilepsy occurred in 2 patients and the others were seizure free after the surgery. No tumor recurrence occurred during the follow-up. Conclusion Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor is a benign tumor often causes intractable epilepsy, which can be controlled by the extended excision of the tumors and epileptogenic cortex under the guidance of electrocorticogram.
Dysembryoplastic Neuroepithelial Tumors (DNET), Intractable Epilepsy, Electrocorticogram (ECoG), Surgery, Extended Resection
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