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Multiparametric Imaging Improves Confidence in the Diagnosis of Multinodular and Vacuolating Neuronal Tumor of the Cerebrum

Multiparametric Imaging Improves Confidence in the Diagnosis of Multinodular and Vacuolating... LETTERS MultiparametricImagingImprovesConfidenceinthe DiagnosisofMultinodularandVacuolatingNeuronalTumor oftheCerebrum e read with much interest the article by Nunes et al in Wthe July 2017 issue of the American Journal of Neurora- diology, in which they presented an impressive series of 33 confirmed or presumed multinodular and vacuolating neuro- nal tumors (MVNT) of the cerebrum, an entity that has only recently been categorized in the 2016 revision of the World Health Organization Classification of Tumors of the Central 2-4 Nervous System. Only a few cases of MVNT have been re- ported in the literature in the past 4 years with confirmed 1-3 pathologic correlations. The authors presented a detailed description of the entity, which involves the deep cortical ribbon and the adjacent subcor- tical white matter and is distributed into small coalescent nodules, hyperintense on FLAIR and T2-weighted imaging and hypoin- FIG1. Axial T1 (left) and FLAIR (right) weighted imaging showing a right tense on T1WI. On our 3T MR imaging, we noticed that these parietal lesion involving the deep cortical ribbon and the adjacent subcortical white matter distributed into small coalescent nodules, lesions were not homogeneous but had a central FLAIR hy- hyperintenseonFLAIR,hypointensewithpunctiformhyperintensities posignal as well as central punctiform T1 hyperintensities on T1WI, and http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png American Journal of Neuroradiology American Journal of Neuroradiology

Multiparametric Imaging Improves Confidence in the Diagnosis of Multinodular and Vacuolating Neuronal Tumor of the Cerebrum

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American Journal of Neuroradiology
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0195-6108
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1936-959X
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10.3174/ajnr.A5425
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Abstract

LETTERS MultiparametricImagingImprovesConfidenceinthe DiagnosisofMultinodularandVacuolatingNeuronalTumor oftheCerebrum e read with much interest the article by Nunes et al in Wthe July 2017 issue of the American Journal of Neurora- diology, in which they presented an impressive series of 33 confirmed or presumed multinodular and vacuolating neuro- nal tumors (MVNT) of the cerebrum, an entity that has only recently been categorized in the 2016 revision of the World Health Organization Classification of Tumors of the Central 2-4 Nervous System. Only a few cases of MVNT have been re- ported in the literature in the past 4 years with confirmed 1-3 pathologic correlations. The authors presented a detailed description of the entity, which involves the deep cortical ribbon and the adjacent subcor- tical white matter and is distributed into small coalescent nodules, hyperintense on FLAIR and T2-weighted imaging and hypoin- FIG1. Axial T1 (left) and FLAIR (right) weighted imaging showing a right tense on T1WI. On our 3T MR imaging, we noticed that these parietal lesion involving the deep cortical ribbon and the adjacent subcortical white matter distributed into small coalescent nodules, lesions were not homogeneous but had a central FLAIR hy- hyperintenseonFLAIR,hypointensewithpunctiformhyperintensities posignal as well as central punctiform T1 hyperintensities on T1WI, and

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American Journal of NeuroradiologyAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology

Published: Feb 1, 2018

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