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Brainstem glioma

Brainstem glioma: Introduction

Brainstem glioma: tumour of the brain. See detailed information below for a list of 1 causes of Brainstem glioma, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Brainstem glioma:

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

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Common Causes of Brainstem glioma

Home Diagnostic Testing and Brainstem glioma

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Brainstem glioma Treatments

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Brainstem glioma: Animations

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Brainstem glioma

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Misdiagnosis and Brainstem glioma

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. 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 disease, it can also occur from a 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 goes 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 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 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 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 more »

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Brainstem glioma: Related Rare Diseases

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Brainstem glioma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Article Excerpts about Brainstem glioma

Brain stem gliomas occur in the lowest, stemlike part ... (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Brain Tumors: NCI)

Definitions of Brainstem glioma:

A tumor located in the part of the brain that connects to the spinal cord (the brain stem). It may grow rapidly or slowly, depending on the grade of the tumor.
- (Source - National Cancer Institute)

Detailed list of causes of Brainstem glioma

The list below shows some of the causes of Brainstem glioma mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Brainstem glioma?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Brainstem glioma. Of the 1 causes of Brainstem glioma 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
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 1 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Brainstem glioma:

The following list of conditions have 'Brainstem glioma' 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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Medical Conditions associated with Brainstem glioma:

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

Symptoms related to Brainstem glioma:

Autism, Demyelinating diseases, Encephalitis (137 causes), Encephalopathy (185 causes), Hemorrhages (1783 causes), Infarcts, Meningitis (160 causes), Trauma, Tumors

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