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Brain stem inflammation symptoms

A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 47 years experience
TIA's: Decreased blood flow to the brainstem can be a warning of an eventual stroke, and suggests some obstruction in the vertebral-basilar system. You migh... Read More
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Dr. Shoaib Shafique
Vascular Surgery 36 years experience
Consult vascular sur: Brain stem ischemia is due to blockage of blood vessels. You should see a vascular specialist to have the blood supply checked out.
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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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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Galina Nikolskaya
Neurology 13 years experience
Typically yes: yes typically acute stroke will show up on MRI brain. In very rare instances strokes can be not seen (especially posterior circulation related) and th... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: I suggest you follow up with your doctor for further testing and referral to a neurologist.
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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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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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