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Subependymoma: Introduction

Subependymoma: A tumor that develops from subependymal cells which line the central nervous system cavities and the walls of the ventricles of the brain. Symptoms may vary depending on the exact size and location of the tumor. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Subependymoma is available below.

Symptoms of Subependymoma

Treatments for Subependymoma

  • Treatment may include surgery and radiation therapy. If hydrocephalus develops, a shunt may need to be inserted
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Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Subependymoma?

Causes of Subependymoma

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Subependymoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Subependymoma

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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 injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion diagnosis. 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 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 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 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 more »

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

Subependymoma: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Subependymoma

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Subependymoma: Rare Types

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Subependymoma: Animations

Prognosis for Subependymoma

Prognosis for Subependymoma: This variant form of ependymal tumor has a reasonable good prognosis as it is very slow growing and relatively benign in most cases. Surgery may be required if the flow of cerebrospinal fluid is interrupted and surgery to remove problematic lesions is usually all that is required.

Subependymoma: Broader Related Topics

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