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Frontal Lobe Brain Injury Symptoms
Probably not : The exact cause of multiple sclerosis is not well understood. However, researchers have looked at a link between brain injury and ms. It is a very weak relationship. About 1 person in 5000 who has a brain injury may get ms, so i wouldn't worry too much about it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Anything that disrupts tissue integrity can cause brain damage: lack of or reduced oxygen (stroke), viamin deficiency, pressure (hydrocephalus, or, bleeding or tumor inside the skull), blunt or penetrating trauma; infection; inflammation (immune system mediated or otherwise); toxins (alcohol, ecstasy, lead, mercury, arsenic, to name but a few); diseases (ms, diabetes, ...Read more
I had a traumatic brain injury with damage to the right inferior frontal lobe and left parietal lobe. What are possible effects?
Hard to say: It is hard to say. From your question, it sounds as though you had injury demonstrated either by ct scan or MRI scan. One may have no problems at all, it depends on the size of the injury and the exact location in these regions. If you are asking what these areas typically do: r frontal: smell, memory, impulse control, left sided movement. L parietal: speech, language, right sided movement. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with brain damage/gliosis/low grade glioma in left frontal lobe. Doctors are still not sure what it is. Only MRI done?
My last enclosed tbi was sustained in 2005, result of a mva. I was told moderate frontal lobe damage sustained. Will my memory ever come back?
Perhaps: Following a true traumatic brain injury, spontaneous healing begins within a few days, and most recovery is substantial by 9-12 months, and a lesser improvement by 18 months. Due to time passage, independent improvement is unlikely, but you may benefit from speech therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, or even memory enhancing agents. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NO: Loads of controversy has swirled regarding ms and trauma, but looking at all of this, it is quite clear that there is no real relationship btwn the cause of ms and any kind of trauma. There is some possible tendency to worsen ms with open head trauma, that is penetration through the skull, but not with a closed head injury. In short, your injury did not cause ms. ...Read more
Yes: Frontal lobe syndrome produces long term complications with mood, attention, and behavior. The famous case of phineus gage described a worker who had a tamping rod explode through his frontal lobes. He survived in good health but could not return to work due to mood and lack of motivation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was wondering what are some symptoms that death is near whenever you have a frontal lobe brain tumor?
Coma: Failure to respond to any stimuli such as verbal commands or pain. ...Read more
Frontal lobe meningioma removed 3mths ago still have a parasagittal down center of brain. No symptoms but 3.8. Need removed? Iswrapped carotid, Scared
VERY complex questin: You're literally asking whether or not brain surgery is recommended for your condition. That answer will take up more than 400 characters. Use HealthTap Prime or ask a neurosurgeon who knows your condition well - perhaps the surgeon who performed the removal 3 months ago. How did that surgery go? What risks did it pose? Without knowing your condition better, it's hard to make a recommendation ...Read more
Frontal lobe: Sometimes injury to one frontal lobe is tolerated. Symptoms like depression are common, frequently apathy, or a symptom called inanition can seem like depression. Inability to plan or think through things or changes in judgment can occur. Parts of the frontal lobe are directly associated with mood and emotion, and can effect in ways beyond depression. ...Read more
Age 23. Coma patient. Diffused axonal injury. Intraventricular hemmorhage. Bleeding in frontal lobe. Chances of survival? Any possible impairment?
Not good : Sorry about this one, but there will be a suboptimal outcome at best. Survival may be issue, talk to your doctors, and perhaps an eeg can guide decisions, but hard to predict outcome of comas. Sounds like a profound traumatic event, and since young and severe, have a family conference with the treatment team, and get all your questions answered. ...Read more
Brain injury: It really depends on how much injury to the frontal lobes occurred. At this time there is no real treatment available for traumatic injuries to this region of the brain. ...Read more
I have never had a head injury. What can white spots on my frontal lobe indicate on an mri? I was diagnosed with epilepsy but think this is wrong
White spots, eh?: Presumably you didn't just wander into an MRI facility and made an impulse purchase. A doctor ordered the MRI, & for a reason. The MRI isn't the patient, you are. The MD who ordered the MRI is ethically obligated to interpret the scan results & correlate them with YOU the whole patient; or, if (s)he can't, to find someone who can. Ask to see the actual images & review them with your doctor. ...Read more
My husband had a head injury in 2008 & since has had seizures & blackouts he's had mri's which show bright spots on the frontal lobe is this linked?
Personality changes: The frontal lobe is known to give us our personality traits. In the case of a tumor any disruption in this area of the brain changes in the person's behavior and personality may be seen. However this largely depends on the size and specific area and also the resulting destruction of the brain by that tumor. ...Read more
I understand that developmental venous anomalies rarely cause symptoms, but if/when they do, what are they for a large one- right frontal lobe?
Right frontal lobe: The frontal lobes control executive functioning (planning, multi-tasking), memory, expression of emotions, personality. The right frontal lobe also controls the motor function of the left side of the body. Importantly, developmental venous anomalies aren't usually clinically significant. See your neurologist for further discussion. http://jnnp.bmj.com/content/67/2/234.full ...Read more
What is the severity if i had slight bleeding on the right hemisphere on the frontal lobe and have a quarter size bruise. No symptoms of head trauma.
Is mild atrophy of both frontal lobes normal at 51, no symptoms? My doctor (not a neurologist) said "normal at my age, as brain stops developing at 25
Brain atrophy: Cannot be determined using a single neural imaging study contrary to popular belief as one must demonstrate that there has been an actual loss of brain substance over time rather than the lack of development of a particular area of the brain. My suggestion to you would be to arrange to have a consultation with a cognitive neurologist to address the matter of frontal lobe impairment. ...Read more
Minimal right periventricular white matter signal abnormality seen on flair and t2. Tiny punctate focus in the subcortical white matter frontal lobe. Symptoms of joint pain in hands and right leg weak?
Possible Autoimmune: The symptoms and MRI suggest an autoimmune inflammatory condition. Ms is a contender but joint pains are not a usual feature of ms but suggest a rheumatological condition. While rheumatologic conditions may mimic ms, sometimes these disorders may coexist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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