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A 19-year-old female asked:

I had an mri scan that showed a ruptured dermoid cyst on my brain. i had many symptoms including nystagmus, dizziness, and headaches which i am still experiencing. i was wondering what is the treatment for this?

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Dr. Rajendra Patel
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Aspiration of the area in brain
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 years experience
Get a neurosurgical consultation. Presume a neurologist has seen you or is scheduled to do so. The cyst may or may not require surgery, but the symptoms can be successfully treated, nonetheless.
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Last updated Oct 6, 2021

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