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Is loss of speech permanent after the surgical removal of atemporal lobe glioblastoma?

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Dr. Olivier Frankenberger
Cardiology 27 years experience
Maybe: It depends on what areas of "healthy brain" were affected during the surgery and on which side. If the "speech centers" were involved then the loss may be permanent. The neurosurgeon should have a good idea of what areas where involved.
Dr. Terry Simpson
General Surgery 35 years experience
Maybe: Takes two to four months to tell.

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Last updated Oct 23, 2017

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