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Effects of a frontal lobe stroke

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Not positive: Unfortunately, 60% of all intracranial hemorrhage patients die within one year after the bleed, but 40% do survive. In this latter group, the main th... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kelly Condefer
A Verified Doctoranswered
21 years experience
Stroke and mood: Yes! Frontal lobe strokes can cause personality and/or mood changes. The FLs when healthy act as our "filter", keep us from losing control of our emot... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
Neurosurgery 35 years experience
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,... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grant Linnell
Radiology 25 years experience
Normal variant: A brain angioma is also known as a developmental venous anomaly. This is a normal variant in which a vein persists from fetal development. These do no... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Holtkamp
Specializes in Neurology
Frontal lobe symptom: .There are many diseases that have frontal lobe symptoms; however, there is no frontal lobe syndrome. The frontal lobes control what you can call you... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Right Frontal Lobe: For a great summary see: http://www.neuroskills.com/brain-injury/frontal-lobes.php. In short - right frontal lobe is involved in non-verbal capabil... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ali Razmara
Neurology 13 years experience
Very non-specific: I presume you are referring to white spot seen on a MRI brain scan. It is always important to review the scan results with your doctor who originally ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farbod Farmand
14 years experience
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 b... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
Neurology 34 years experience
Depends...: Difficult to answer without more information, but if there is damage to the frontal lobe, this usually cannot be repaired, and therapy is performed to... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Brain: For a great summary see: http://www.neuroskills.com/brain-injury/frontal-lobes.php. In short - right frontal lobe is involved in non-verbal capabil... Read More
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