Because of their clinical and neuroradiological features, tumefactive demyelinating lesions, or giant plaques, are easily mistaken for tumors, with a consequent risk of gross errors in the choice of treatment. This article reports a 10-year-old girl who underwent surgery for a left parietal lesion misinterpreted as a glioblastoma which subsequently proved to be a case of giant plaque.
- Tumefactive demyelination
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Clinical Neurology
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health