Lhermitte–Duclos disease

  title={Lhermitte–Duclos disease},
  author={R. Ethindra Kumar and Vivek Kumar Vaid and Samir Kumar Kalra},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
Lhermitte–Duclos disease (LDD; dysplastic gangliocytoma of the cerebellum) is a rare hamartoma of the cerebellum. It was first described by Lhermitte and Duclos in 1920 as “Sur un ganglioneurome diffus du cortex du cervelet” (Lhermitte and Duclos [Bull Assoc Fr Etude Cancer 9:99–107, 1920]). Since then, due to its rarity and the variability of its presentation, the diagnosis is often missed. It is not only important for the neurosurgeon and the pathologist to be aware of this entity so as to… CONTINUE READING
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