ganglioneuroma

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ganglioneuroma

[¦gaŋ·glē·ō·nu̇′rō·mə]
(medicine)
A tumor composed of sympathetic ganglion cells and sheathed nerve fibers.
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Lhermitte-Duclos disease, so named for French neurologists Jacques Lhermitte and P Duclos after their initial description of the entity in 1920, has undergone a spectrum of growth in pathophysiologic understanding recently and is now considered to be a dysplastic gangliocytoma of the cerebellum, a WHO grade 1 tumor.
These findings supported the proliferation of normal brain tissue as one would find in a dysplastic gangliocytoma of the cerebellum, Lhermitte Duclos disease.
DISCUSSION: Lhermitte-Duclos disease was first described in 1920 in the literature under the names of Purkinjeoma, granular cell hypertrophy of the cerebellum, hamartoma of the cerebellum, dysplastic gangliocytoma, ganglioneuroma, and gangliomatosis of the cerebellum.
5 Most dysplastic gangliocytomas rarely enhance and, when they do, it is probably due to the presence of anomalous veins.
Non-glial tumors: (a) Neuronal and mixed neuronal/glial tumors: Ganglioglioma, Gangliocytoma, Central neurocytoma.
1) Histologically, it has been termed a dysplastic cerebellar gangliocytoma.