Sudden death due to Dysembryoplastic Neuroepithelial Tumor

Y. P. Raghavendra Babu, Palimar Vikram, M. Arun, G. Pradeep Kumar, Rao Lakshmi

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Sudden death in adults from presumably natural causes occurs more frequently than is commonly thought. Numerically they constitute a significant fraction of the total mortality of which central nervous system causes account for 15 percent of the cases. The neoplasms of neuroepithelial origin account for 3 percent of these cases. We are presenting a case of 40 year old woman, who suddenly developed vomiting, abdominal pain and rapidly deteriorating vitals over a period of 20 h and breathing last on the way to the hospital. A cystic swelling of the right frontal lobe was present at autopsy, histopathological examination of the swelling revealed to be Dysembryoplastic Neuroepithelial Tumour (DNT). DNT is a rare neurological tumor characterized by presence of neurons, astrocytes and oligodendrocytes presenting with complex partial seizures. It frequently affects the frontal and temporal lobes of adolescents and young adults.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)432-433
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Forensic and Legal Medicine
Volume17
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-11-2010
Externally publishedYes

Fingerprint

Neuroepithelial Neoplasms
Sudden Death
Frontal Lobe
death
cause
seizure
young adult
pain
mortality
Oligodendroglia
Temporal Lobe
adolescent
Astrocytes
Abdominal Pain
examination
Vomiting
Young Adult
Autopsy
Respiration
Seizures

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Law

Cite this

Raghavendra Babu, Y. P., Vikram, P., Arun, M., Pradeep Kumar, G., & Lakshmi, R. (2010). Sudden death due to Dysembryoplastic Neuroepithelial Tumor. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, 17(8), 432-433. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jflm.2010.08.007
Raghavendra Babu, Y. P. ; Vikram, Palimar ; Arun, M. ; Pradeep Kumar, G. ; Lakshmi, Rao. / Sudden death due to Dysembryoplastic Neuroepithelial Tumor. In: Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine. 2010 ; Vol. 17, No. 8. pp. 432-433.
@article{25c8d24a6d2c400fa333a628e471acfe,
title = "Sudden death due to Dysembryoplastic Neuroepithelial Tumor",
abstract = "Sudden death in adults from presumably natural causes occurs more frequently than is commonly thought. Numerically they constitute a significant fraction of the total mortality of which central nervous system causes account for 15 percent of the cases. The neoplasms of neuroepithelial origin account for 3 percent of these cases. We are presenting a case of 40 year old woman, who suddenly developed vomiting, abdominal pain and rapidly deteriorating vitals over a period of 20 h and breathing last on the way to the hospital. A cystic swelling of the right frontal lobe was present at autopsy, histopathological examination of the swelling revealed to be Dysembryoplastic Neuroepithelial Tumour (DNT). DNT is a rare neurological tumor characterized by presence of neurons, astrocytes and oligodendrocytes presenting with complex partial seizures. It frequently affects the frontal and temporal lobes of adolescents and young adults.",
author = "{Raghavendra Babu}, {Y. P.} and Palimar Vikram and M. Arun and {Pradeep Kumar}, G. and Rao Lakshmi",
year = "2010",
month = "11",
day = "1",
doi = "10.1016/j.jflm.2010.08.007",
language = "English",
volume = "17",
pages = "432--433",
journal = "Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine",
issn = "1752-928X",
publisher = "Churchill Livingstone",
number = "8",

}

Raghavendra Babu, YP, Vikram, P, Arun, M, Pradeep Kumar, G & Lakshmi, R 2010, 'Sudden death due to Dysembryoplastic Neuroepithelial Tumor', Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, vol. 17, no. 8, pp. 432-433. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jflm.2010.08.007

Sudden death due to Dysembryoplastic Neuroepithelial Tumor. / Raghavendra Babu, Y. P.; Vikram, Palimar; Arun, M.; Pradeep Kumar, G.; Lakshmi, Rao.

In: Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, Vol. 17, No. 8, 01.11.2010, p. 432-433.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

TY - JOUR

T1 - Sudden death due to Dysembryoplastic Neuroepithelial Tumor

AU - Raghavendra Babu, Y. P.

AU - Vikram, Palimar

AU - Arun, M.

AU - Pradeep Kumar, G.

AU - Lakshmi, Rao

PY - 2010/11/1

Y1 - 2010/11/1

N2 - Sudden death in adults from presumably natural causes occurs more frequently than is commonly thought. Numerically they constitute a significant fraction of the total mortality of which central nervous system causes account for 15 percent of the cases. The neoplasms of neuroepithelial origin account for 3 percent of these cases. We are presenting a case of 40 year old woman, who suddenly developed vomiting, abdominal pain and rapidly deteriorating vitals over a period of 20 h and breathing last on the way to the hospital. A cystic swelling of the right frontal lobe was present at autopsy, histopathological examination of the swelling revealed to be Dysembryoplastic Neuroepithelial Tumour (DNT). DNT is a rare neurological tumor characterized by presence of neurons, astrocytes and oligodendrocytes presenting with complex partial seizures. It frequently affects the frontal and temporal lobes of adolescents and young adults.

AB - Sudden death in adults from presumably natural causes occurs more frequently than is commonly thought. Numerically they constitute a significant fraction of the total mortality of which central nervous system causes account for 15 percent of the cases. The neoplasms of neuroepithelial origin account for 3 percent of these cases. We are presenting a case of 40 year old woman, who suddenly developed vomiting, abdominal pain and rapidly deteriorating vitals over a period of 20 h and breathing last on the way to the hospital. A cystic swelling of the right frontal lobe was present at autopsy, histopathological examination of the swelling revealed to be Dysembryoplastic Neuroepithelial Tumour (DNT). DNT is a rare neurological tumor characterized by presence of neurons, astrocytes and oligodendrocytes presenting with complex partial seizures. It frequently affects the frontal and temporal lobes of adolescents and young adults.

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=78149361628&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=78149361628&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1016/j.jflm.2010.08.007

DO - 10.1016/j.jflm.2010.08.007

M3 - Article

VL - 17

SP - 432

EP - 433

JO - Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine

JF - Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine

SN - 1752-928X

IS - 8

ER -

Raghavendra Babu YP, Vikram P, Arun M, Pradeep Kumar G, Lakshmi R. Sudden death due to Dysembryoplastic Neuroepithelial Tumor. Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine. 2010 Nov 1;17(8):432-433. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jflm.2010.08.007