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Tumor Of The Right Temporal Lobe
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
"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
Is it normal for a right temporal lobe tumor the size of a golf ball to cause dizziness and bad headaches?
NO: Arachnoid cysts are usually benign and do not cause anysymptoms unless very large and traumatised. ...Read more
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
Hi. 27, male-diagnosed with dai grade3(multiple petechial haemorhage in right temporal lobe)-not aware of his surroundings nw-80days over nw-recovery ?
DIFFUSE AXONAL INJUR: Is a serious brain injury. One might never recover from it. The hemorrhage is just one example of the brain damage. There may be secondary atrophy. You should have extensive therapy and a neurologist followup. I assume you have these all scheduled. Imaging can be done with advanced MRI such as quantitative MRI imaging and also diffusion tensor imaging. I am hopeful your friend will improve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I suffer from temporal lobe epilepsy. I was wondering what problems this can cause having my right temporal lobe removed?
Limited: Surgery removis a small amount of tissue felt responsible for your seizures/ the area can be localized with current tools such as mri, pet scans and direct eeg recording from the brain beneath the skull. In most people the dominant hemisphere of speech is on the left. Removal of the usual temporal lobe area should not affect memory or speech or cause behavioral problems. ...Read more
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
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