Your browser does not support javascript:   Search for gard hereSearch for news-and-events here.


Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Print friendly version

Desmoplastic infantile ganglioglioma

Other Names for this Disease
  • DIG
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.


Newline Maker

What signs and symptoms are associated with desmoplastic infantile gangliomas?

Most infants with DIGs do not have seizures; however, they usually have a bulging fontanelle, rapid head growth, sunset sign, and vomiting.[1]
Last updated: 7/30/2013

  1. Smith SH. Uncommon Pediatric Brain Tumors. In: Raghavan D, Brecher ML, Johnson DH, Meropol NJ, Moots PL, Rose PG. Textbook of Uncommon Cancer. 3rd ed. England: John Wiley & Sons Ltd; 2006;