4 doctors weighed in:

Is loss of speech permanent after the surgical removal of atemporal lobe glioblastoma?

4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Olivier Frankenberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

It depends on what areas of "healthy brain" were affected during the surgery and on which side.
If the "speech centers" were involved then the loss may be permanent. The neurosurgeon should have a good idea of what areas where involved.

In brief: Maybe

It depends on what areas of "healthy brain" were affected during the surgery and on which side.
If the "speech centers" were involved then the loss may be permanent. The neurosurgeon should have a good idea of what areas where involved.
Dr. Olivier Frankenberger
Dr. Olivier Frankenberger
Thank

In brief: Maybe

Takes two to four months to tell.

In brief: Maybe

Takes two to four months to tell.
Dr. Terry Simpson
Dr. Terry Simpson
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Eric Weisman
Board Certified, Neurology
32 years in practice
9M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors