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Can surgery for glioblastoma multiforme cause amnesia?

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Dr. Nader Pouratian
Neurosurgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Depending on where the tumor is, one of the complications of a brain tumor or brain surgery can be amnesia.
In general, patients with tumors in the temporal lobe are at highest risk.

In brief: Yes

Depending on where the tumor is, one of the complications of a brain tumor or brain surgery can be amnesia.
In general, patients with tumors in the temporal lobe are at highest risk.
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Dr. Philip Chao
Radiology

In brief: Yes

If the tumor involves the hippocampus or temporal lobes of either side.

In brief: Yes

If the tumor involves the hippocampus or temporal lobes of either side.
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