Brain Stem Glioma
Brain Stem Glioma: Introduction
Brain Stem Glioma:
stem gliomas occur in the lowest, stemlike part
of the brain. The brain stem controls many vital functions. ... more about Brain Stem Glioma.
Brain Stem Glioma: Tumor of the brain stem consisting of neuroglia of many stages of development.
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causes, and treatments of Brain Stem Glioma is available below.
Symptoms of Brain Stem Glioma
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symptoms of Brain Stem Glioma
Treatments for Brain Stem Glioma
- Treatment depends upon whether the disease is focal or diffuse. Treatments include:
- Surgery for focal tumors
- Chemotherapy - sometimes used
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Causes of Brain Stem Glioma
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Disease Topics Related To Brain Stem Glioma
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Brain Stem Glioma: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Brain Stem Glioma
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms.
Although the most common...read more »
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was initially misdiagnosed as a ...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a stroke or Alzheimer's...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it can, of...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff"...read more »
Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to
consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi.
See melanoma and spitz nevi....read more »
Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms
of severe brain injury are hard to miss,
it is less clear for...read more »
MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked.
This is particularly true of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), for which the
symptoms...read more »
Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition
that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed.
It may be...read more »
Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had
suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis).
See symptoms of...read more »
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Article Excerpts about Brain Stem Glioma
stem gliomas occur in the lowest, stemlike part
of the brain. The brain stem controls many vital functions.
Tumors in this area generally cannot be removed. Most brain
stem gliomas are high-grade astrocytomas. (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Brain Tumors: NCI)
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