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A 26-year-old female asked:

Hi doctor my mother has a frontal lobe granuloma .what are the causes and treatment of this condition?

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Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Hoanswered
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Depends: A granuloma is a collection of inflammatory cells around a center; there are several things that can cause this, from infectious, autoimmune, or malignancy. Depending on if she has evidence of infection elsewhere, she may need a biopsy to see what the root cause is.
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