A 36-year-old female asked:
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how is a lhermitte duclos tumor detected? would it show on ct scan of brain?

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Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
42 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Maybe: L'hermitte-Duclos disease is a very condition that is not cancerous by itself. Since the majority involve the cerebellum, that is not a strong point for CT imaging because of the bones. They get in the way. Under certain conditions it may be visible. MRI is now a days the way to go.
Answered on May 8, 2014

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