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How long do swallowing problems last after base skull meningioma surgery?

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Dr. John McMahan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Dysphagia

It depends on which nerves were affected.
.. Ask your neurosurgeon the question.

In brief: Dysphagia

It depends on which nerves were affected.
.. Ask your neurosurgeon the question.
Dr. John McMahan
Dr. John McMahan
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Dr. James Goodrich
Neurosurgery

In brief: Skull base tumor

The nerves that control your swallowing are at the skull base and can be injured by the tumor or during the resection.
If the nerves were injured by the tumor then swallowing problems might be permanent. Normally we do not make a final assessment until at least six months after the surgery.

In brief: Skull base tumor

The nerves that control your swallowing are at the skull base and can be injured by the tumor or during the resection.
If the nerves were injured by the tumor then swallowing problems might be permanent. Normally we do not make a final assessment until at least six months after the surgery.
Dr. James Goodrich
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