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Symptoms Of Brainstem Compression
I have a Vertebral Artery Dolichoectasia compressing my brainstem. Search my vids on youtube typing "engelman brainstem compression". What d u think?
Vertebral artery: Compression of the brain stem by a vertebral artery can cause many neurological signs based on the location of the compressed brain and the exiting cranial nerves. A cerebrovascular surgeon can determine whether the vertebral artery is causing symptoms and develop a treatment plan. ...Read more
Is a coma due to brainstem compression from a benign tumor guaranteed to be permanent? Or can the person wake up it its removed and there's no damage?
No good answer: I assume this patient had a cerebellarpontine angle tumor that was removed? The recovery from tumor such as these and other tumors that compress on the brainstem can be prolonged, there's no good answer and I would not give up hope ...Read more
4months before discovered venous angioma at brainstem pons.Took rest symptoms gone.Now its new got pain righteye, shakyvision. Related with cavernoma?
See your doctor: Go back and see the physician with whom you consulted earlier. This sounds potentially quite severe and you should be seen and examined asap. ...Read more
What are the symptoms and signs of the upper motor neuron lesion (cortex, internal capsule, brainstem, spinal cord) ?
Increase in vertigo events & tremor post TIA (q? Sepsis complication) with brainstem symptoms. Awaiting MRI & Transoesophageal Echo. Potential DDx?
Embolism: It sounds like your doctors suspect endocarditis which may throw septic emboli into the brain which causes ischemia or infarction of brain tissue and depending on where the tissue damage is, you would develop symptoms similar to what you describe. Are you on broad spectrum iv abc? are you on anti-coagulants? why are you waiting for a brain MRI? that should be done urgently to eval brain insult. ...Read more
Tumor in brain: Gliomas are tumors arising from cells called glia in the brain. This is the most common brain tumor in adults. Brainstem is the part of the brain that contains many automatic functions and links the bulk of the brain with the body. This includes the midbrain, pons, and medulla. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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