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A ganglioglioma, also called gangliocytomas or ganglioneuromas, arise in ganglia-type cells, which are nerve cells. They most commonly occur in the temporal lobe of the cerebral hemispheres, the third ventricle and less commonly in the spine. They are well-defined tumors with distinct margins, are slow growing and are rarely malignant.
- Seizure are most commonly present
Treatment is typically surgery and may include radiation if a full resection is not possible.
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