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Which kind of brain tumor (location etc) causes eye symptoms (nystagmus etc)???

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Many options: Visual circuits are widely placed in the brain. Tumors can disrupt many of these functions including basic vision, parts of the field, motility and coordination. The list of what kind includes all known spontaneous tumors originating in the brain and also metastatic tumors lodging in the brain. Neuro-ophthalmologists are skilled at relating a series of symptoms to the location of the tumor.

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Last updated Sep 4, 2015

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