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Brain tumour

Brain tumour: Introduction

Brain tumour: various extrinsic and intrinsic factors add up to to cause tumour in the brain. See detailed information below for a list of 14 causes of Brain tumour, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Brain tumour:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Brain tumour. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Brain tumour

Home Diagnostic Testing and Brain tumour

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Brain tumour Treatments

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Stories from Users for Brain tumour

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Brain tumour

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Brain tumour: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Brain tumour

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 "nervous breakdown" 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 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 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 injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion diagnosis. The condition 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 are 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 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 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 misdiagnosis more »

Brain tumour: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Brain tumour

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Brain tumour: Related Rare Diseases

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Brain tumour: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Definitions of Brain tumour:

Benign and malignant neoplasms that arise from or metastasize to structures within the cranium. This includes meningeal and other tumors that occur in the spaces that surround the brain, and neoplasms of the brain.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

A tumor in the brain
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Brain tumour

The list below shows some of the causes of Brain tumour mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Brain tumour?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Brain tumour. Of the 14 causes of Brain tumour that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 6 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 9 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Brain tumour:

The following list of conditions have 'Brain tumour' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Brain tumour Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Brain tumour based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Brain tumour:

    Brain tumor, Intracranial tumor
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Brain tumour:

    Medical Conditions associated with Brain tumour:

    Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Cancer-related symptoms (173 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes)

    Symptoms related to Brain tumour:

    Glioma, Abscess (44 causes), Craniopharangyioma, Meningioma, Cerebellar tumors, Pontine tumors

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