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What Are The Symptoms That Are Common After The Removal Of A Meningioma
Depends: That is dependent upon its location.Get a more detailed answer ›
Meningiomas arise from the meninges, the membranous layers surrounding the central nervous system. These tumors are usually benign in nature; however, a small percentage are malignant. Many meningiomas are asymptomatic and require no treatment other than periodic observation. Symptomatic meningiomas are typically treated with either ...Read more
How many years does a doctor follow up after removal of a non cancerous meningiona brain tumor? I'm 64 . Thanks! meningioma brain tumor
Depending on grade: It depends on the pathology report and how well the tumor came out. If yours was who grade 1 (very benign) and the surgeon removed all with attached brain membrane, follow up scan up to a few years will be plenty. Please discuss with your surgeon and follow his instruction. ...Read more
Can a small nonenhancing right middle 3rd flax meningioma have symptoms: left side weakness numbness, cognitive issues, no headache. If so how likely?
Meningioma: If you have weakness and cognitive symptoms then you definitely need a neurosurgical consultation, regardless of the size of the meningioma. Even though it is benign, it is still potentially a problem if it's causing pressure on adjacent brain tissue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was diagnosed in 1996 with a small, asymptomatic parasagittal meningioma. Should I be getting periodic mri/cat scans or just waiting for symptoms?
I was diagnosed w/ a meningioma 18 months ago. No symptoms. I broke my finger 2 weeks ago and they found an enchondroma. Could they be related?
Enchondroma: Could be related, but lack of evidence; or simply two independent incidental findings. . Enchondroma is a benign cartilage-forming tume. Enchondromatosis has multiple enchondrome, which is offten associated with multiple other tumors such as hemangioma. Neevrtheless, its direct relationship with mengioma has not been demonstrated or discovered yet. ...Read more
Can a small nonenhancing right middle third falx meningioma be the likely cause of symptoms: left side asthenia, cognitive problems, no headaches.
CT Brain shows mass prepontine cistern CPA meningioma. Symptoms consistent with diagnosis. MRI contrast show no lesion. Symptoms persist! Now what?
Very strange: Not certain what to make of the disparity between the CT scan and the MRI. In some cases, a lesion is so small that it is missed by the artifact created by the thickness of the MRI slices. I would ask your doctor if an MRI of the brainstem with "thin slices" might be reasonable to confirm/refute the CT--with and without contrast. Take care and stay healthy! ...Read more
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