A 55-year-old member asked:
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For how long is the recovery from a brain tumor biopsy?

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Dr. Douglas Miller
40 years experience in Pathology
Depends: Recovery from a stereotactic needle biopsy is very short, just a few days for most symptoms in most patients. Open biopsies or resections which require a craniotomy will have a longer recovery period from a larger wound, usually some weeks. Talk this over with your doctor for specific information relevant to your case.
Answered on Jun 15, 2018

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