Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 

Cerebral astrocytoma, adult

Cerebral astrocytoma, adult: Introduction

Cerebral astrocytoma, adult: A very rare tumor that occurs in adults and develops in brain cells called astrocytes. The part of the brain involved is the cerebrum at the top of the head which controls functions such as reading, writing, thinking, learning, speech, emotion and voluntary movement. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Cerebral astrocytoma, adult is available below.

Symptoms of Cerebral astrocytoma, adult

Treatments for Cerebral astrocytoma, adult

  • Watchful waiting with regular review and rescanning
  • Antiepileptics for associated seizures
  • Surgery
  • Radiotherapy - often reserved for recurrent disease
  • Chemotherapy - current interest in its use as initial treatment for low grade tumors
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Cerebral astrocytoma, adult:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Cerebral astrocytoma, adult?

Cerebral astrocytoma, adult: Related Patient Stories

Causes of Cerebral astrocytoma, adult

Read more about causes of Cerebral astrocytoma, adult.

Disease Topics Related To Cerebral astrocytoma, adult

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Cerebral astrocytoma, adult:

Cerebral astrocytoma, adult: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Cerebral astrocytoma, adult

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...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 »

Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi. See melanoma and...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 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 injury (MTBI), for...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 (such as ...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...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 can also occur in children. See...read more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as ...read more »

Cerebral astrocytoma, adult: Research Doctors & Specialists

Research related physicians and medical specialists:

Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:

Hospitals & Clinics: Cerebral astrocytoma, adult

Research quality ratings and patient safety measures for medical facilities in specialties related to Cerebral astrocytoma, adult:

Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Cerebral astrocytoma, adult, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Cerebral astrocytoma, adult: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Cerebral astrocytoma, adult: Animations

Cerebral astrocytoma, adult: Broader Related Topics

User Interactive Forums

Read about other experiences, ask a question about Cerebral astrocytoma, adult, or answer someone else's question, on our message boards:

 

By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise