Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumors in childhood: long-term outcome and prognostic features.

@article{Nolan2004DysembryoplasticNT,
  title={Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumors in childhood: long-term outcome and prognostic features.},
  author={Melinda A Nolan and Ryoichi Sakuta and Nathaniel A Chuang and Hiroshi Otsubo and James T. Rutka and O. C. Snead and Cynthia E. Hawkins and Shelly K Weiss},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2004},
  volume={62 12},
  pages={2270-6}
}
BACKGROUND Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumors (DNTs) are associated with medically intractable epilepsy and a favorable prognosis after surgical resection. The authors describe the clinical, radiologic, and pathologic characteristics and outcomes in children after surgical resection of pathologically confirmed DNT to ascertain prognostic features for seizure recurrence following surgery. METHODS Neurology, neurosurgery, and pathology databases from 1993 to 2002 at the Hospital for Sick… CONTINUE READING

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