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Brain stem infection

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 35 years experience
FUO: By definition fever with no apparent reason for 3 weeks is "fever of unknown origin." However, in your mother's case she had major neurosurgical atte... Read More
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Dr. Richard Roberts
Pediatrics 48 years experience
One possibility:: The brainstem is instrumental in regulating all of our non-cbronscious functions, such as body temperature, heart rate, intestinal peristalsis--all lu... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alon Seifan
Neurology 15 years experience
For life: Brain stem functions include most things we do reflexively without thinking, like breathing, swallowing, adjusting our heart rate to our environment, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 49 years experience
Every case: Is different. Median 8 - 12 months.
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Dr. Scott Diede
A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
Depends on...: In adults, brain stem gliomas have relatively poor prognoses that correlate with histology (when biopsies are performed), location, and extent of tumo... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Miller
Pathology 43 years experience
Variable: 'brainstem glioma' as a term covers a variety of very different tumors. The classic pediatric 'brainstem glioma' is a diffuse infiltrating high grade... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Dandy-Walker: Dandy-Walker is a congenital disorder of the 4th ventricle, which is replaced by a large cystic mass. Of course, there are other possibilities as wel... Read More
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A 64-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Abramson
Specializes in Family Medicine
It depends.: The prognosis depends on many variables, such as the patient's age, other health conditions, and underlying cause of the stroke. However the need for... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Anatomy = function: The different brain regions control different functions. At the same time, they are interconnected. A brainstem lesion can cause any number of cranial... Read More
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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 52 years experience
Your doctor should e: These abnormalities should have been explained to you by your doctor who did the MRI on your brain. I could help you but I need to know your history(W... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 38 years experience
Talk to care team: People in a persistent vegetative state usually only need a feeding tube to live for years yet very few recover. If life support is needed, recovery c... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 20 years experience
Pros'/Con's: Radiosurgery, such as the gamma knife, might be a good option for residual, growing tumor following resection or if your tumor is deemed inoperable. T... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Brain stem: 1.Conduction of sensory & motor nerves to & from the brain. 2.Cranial nerves 3-12 to supply face & head & viscera. 3.Integrativefunct... Read More
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