Abstract:The true incidence of dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor (DNT) is unknown. Variable estimations have been advanced according to the type of recruitment of patients. In series of patients with tumors who were operated on for pharmacoresistant epilepsy, the rates varied widely, from 5% to 87%. Among 600 pediatric tumors in a series, 9 DNT (1.5%) were found. Since DNT was identified only in 1988, we reviewed our cases (1975-1991) of gangliogliomas (n = 25), oligoastrocytomas (n = 9), temporal oligodendrogliom… Show more
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