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Brain Stem Neoplasms

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Description of Brain Stem Neoplasms

Brain Stem Neoplasms (medical condition): A brain stem tumor. The tumor may be malignant or...more »

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Brain Stem Neoplasms: Benign and malignant intra-axial tumors of the MESENCEPHALON; PONS; or MEDULLA OBLONGATA of the BRAIN STEM. Primary and metastatic neoplasms may occur in this location. Clinical features include ATAXIA, cranial neuropathies (see $CRANIAL NERVE DISEASES$), NAUSEA, hemiparesis (see HEMIPLEGIA), and quadriparesis. Primary brain stem neoplasms are more frequent in children. Histologic subtypes include GLIOMA; HEMANGIOBLASTOMA; GANGLIOGLIOMA; and EPENDYMOMA.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Brain Stem Neoplasms: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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)

Brain Stem Neoplasms as a Disease

Brain Stem Neoplasms (medical condition): See Brain Stem Neoplasms (disease information).
  »Introduction: Brain Stem Neoplasms
  »Symptoms of Brain Stem Neoplasms
  »Treatments for Brain Stem Neoplasms

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