n SA Journal of Radiology - CT and MRI findings in Lhermitte-Duclos disease : case report

Volume 9, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1027-202X
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6778



Lhermitte-Duclos disease (LDD) is a rare cerebellar lesion of uncertain origin. It is linked to an autosomal- dominant phakomatosis known as Cowden's disease in 40% of patients. The MRI features of LDD are almost unique and can be considered diagnostic. We report on a patient who presented with the typical MRI features of the above disease, and discuss the imaging features, pathology and genetics.

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