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post operative symptoms of meningioma tumors

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
20 years experience Neurology
Hard but possible: Agree it can be difficult. Important: where are the tumors? Their location in the brain can tell where you may feel weakness or sensory deficits. MG w ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience Neurosurgery
Tumor firmness: In addition to size and location, time and difficulty of surgery also depends on the consistency of the tumor--whether it is soft or hard. Sometimes, ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience Neurosurgery
depends: Assuming there were no complications or new deficits from the surgery, i usually tell my patients they should be over the surgery in about 6 weeks.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Location: Meningiomas are mostly benign tumors and curable by resection. The seriousness depends on the location that may determine the degree of difficulty of ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends: Even a benign meningioma can grow into a problem- pain, headaches, seizures can occur. Other symptoms may vary on the location of the tumor in the bra ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Yes, uncommonly: Meningiomas can be invasive and have some of the characters of cancers. Most such tumors are not cancerous.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Very good: The success of surgery depends largely on the location of the meningioma. Ones that are alont the convexities of the brain that are readily accessible ... Read More
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Dr. Lester Thompson
32 years experience Pathology
Possibly: It is most unlikely it is a meningioma. However, i assume you are female, and women with thyroid nodules should have additional evaluation (fine needl ... Read More
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Yes: There are clinical trials for meningioma. Please read here: http://clinicaltrials.Gov/ct2/results?Term=meningioma&search=search discuss with your ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Inside only: Meningiomas are benign (non-cancerous) tumors of the meninges, the tissue that covers the brain. Meningiomas can only occur inside the skull. Whatever ... Read More
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