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Brain Stem Neoplasms

Brain Stem Neoplasms: Introduction

Brain Stem Neoplasms: A brain stem tumor. The tumor may be malignant or benign and the severity of the condition is determined by the size of the tumor and exact location. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Brain Stem Neoplasms is available below.

Symptoms of Brain Stem Neoplasms

Treatments for Brain Stem Neoplasms

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Brain Stem Neoplasms?

Brain Stem Neoplasms: Related Patient Stories

Brain Stem Neoplasms: Complications

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Causes of Brain Stem Neoplasms

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Brain Stem Neoplasms: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Brain Stem Neoplasms

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Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms of severe brain injury are hard to miss, it is less clear for milder...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...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 misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease or dementia ...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 their return. A variety of symptoms can occur in post-concussion syndrome and...read more »

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Brain Stem Neoplasms: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Brain Stem Neoplasms

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Brain Stem Neoplasms: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Brain Stem Neoplasms: Animations

Prognosis for Brain Stem Neoplasms

Prognosis for Brain Stem Neoplasms: treatment can be quite effective but malignant cases are prone to reoccurrence

Research about Brain Stem Neoplasms

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Clinical Trials for Brain Stem Neoplasms

The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Brain Stem Neoplasms include:

Statistics for Brain Stem Neoplasms

Brain Stem Neoplasms: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Brain Stem Neoplasms:

Brain Stem Neoplasms is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Brain Stem Neoplasms, or a subtype of Brain Stem Neoplasms, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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