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What kind of tumors are found on the right temporal lobe? Glioma?

What kind of tumors are found on the right temporal lobe? Glioma?

Primary and metastat: There are two types of primary brain tumor basically. Glioma are made of support cells of the brain and neuroma consisting of nerve cells. Both are found together in ganglioglioma which is a relatively rare tumor. Gliomas are more common. Metastatic tumors from breast cancer or ovarian cancer is more common in older age groups. Older patients may have a more aggressive and malignant form. Vascu. ...Read more

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Neoplasms (Definition)

"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more

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What can be done for a large arachnoid cyst in the right temporal lobe?

What can be done for a large arachnoid cyst in the right temporal lobe?

NO: Arachnoid cysts are usually benign and do not cause anysymptoms unless very large and traumatised. ...Read more

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Could a 40mm arachnoid cyst in the right temporal lobe be responsible for changes in personality over a five year period (for an adult in 40's)?

Could a 40mm arachnoid cyst in the right temporal lobe be responsible for changes in personality over a five year period (for an adult in 40's)?

Hard to be sure, but: I think this is certainly a possibility. 40mm is a large cyst in an area of the brain that might affect personality. ...Read more

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My MRI results show a signal abnormality in the inferior aspect right temporal lobe. I am waiting to hear from my doc. Is this serious?

My MRI results show a signal abnormality in the inferior aspect right temporal lobe. I am waiting to hear from my doc. Is this serious?

'Signal abnormality': is not specific enough to formulate an opinion, unfortunately. It could be innocuous or serious. Call your doctor for the details, otherwise all you can do is speculate. ...Read more

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What is multiple haemorrhagic contusions in right temporal lobe with subarachnoid haemorrhage? Is it dangerous?

What is multiple haemorrhagic contusions in right temporal lobe with subarachnoid haemorrhage? Is it dangerous?

An injured brain: Sounds like someone sustained significant traumatic injury to the brain. Brain tissue has sustained a contusion or a severe bruise bad enough to cause bleeding that has extended to the fluid spaces around the brain. This is more severe than a concussion. Some damage to the brain has occurred. The severity of the injury will be evaluated best after the acute injury has resolved. ...Read more

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Could a patient with stage 2 CKD and severe (right) temporal lobe damage experience episodes of delirium without having a UTI present?

Could a patient with stage 2 CKD and severe (right) temporal lobe damage experience episodes of delirium without having a UTI present?

Sure: There are many possible reasons for delirium, and infection is only one of them. If the person has altered mental status, is disoriented, and has behavioral changes, s/he needs urgent evaluation for delirium. Effective treatment requires finding and addressing the underlying cause. Medication side effects are frequently implicated in this situation also. ...Read more

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I visited the VA for headaches, and was sent for a CT it came back with a cyst on right temporal lobe, told it wasn't the cause, can it cause headache?

I visited the VA for headaches, and was sent for a CT it came back with a cyst on right temporal lobe, told it wasn't the cause, can it cause headache?

Yes, arachnoid cyst: Arachnoid cysts are a congenital disorder -- most cases begin during infancy; however, onset may be delayed until adolescence. Headache, seizure, ataxia, nausea, are just some of the symptoms reported by patients. The next step is to see a neurologist to help manage your headaches. http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/arachnoid_cysts/arachnoid_cysts.htm ...Read more

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MRI found a charoid cyst right temporal lobe of brain . Is this normal ? Nothing to worry about right ?

MRI found a charoid cyst right temporal lobe of brain . Is this normal ? Nothing to worry about right ?

Choroid cysts: Choroid cysts are almost always benign and nothing to worry about unless your history and your provider says otherwise. ...Read more

Lobe (Definition)

1. A rounded projection, especially a rounded, projecting anatomical part. (for example, the lobe of an ear) 2. A subdivision of a bodily organ or part bounded by fissures, connective tissue, or other structural boundaries. (for example, a ...Read more

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