Journal of Civil and Environmental Engineering

ISSN: 2165-784X

Open Access

Marussi VHR

Department of Neuroradiology, BP Medicina Diagnóstica, Hospital Beneficência Portuguesa de São Paulo – São Paulo - SP, Brazil

  • Case Report   
    Multinodular and Vacuolating Neuronal Tumor in the Brain Depth - Atypical Presentation of a New Tumor: A Case Report
    Author(s): Narvaez EO*, Marussi VHR, Junior CLS, Hatano NT, Maluf FC and Amaral LLF

    Introduction: Multinodular and Vacuolating Neuronal Tumors (MVNTs) are clinically benign lesions and was recently included in the last World Health Organization Classification of Tumors of the Central Nervous System (WHO – 2016). Recent studies have discovered specific immunomarkers that classifies the MVNTs as a new neoplasm group placed within the section covering "Neuronal and mixed neuronal-glial tumors” as a WHO grade I lesion. Case report: We present a case of a probable MVNT in a 55-year old woman, who presented with chronic pattern seizures. Conventional MRI revealed an infiltrative and multinodular pattern lesion localized in the deep left cerebral hemisphere compromising the ventral posteromedial and pulvinar surfaces of thalamus, lateral geniculate body, choroidal fissure, mammillothalamic tract, fornix and septum.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/jmgm.2020.14.453

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