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Brain tumours - Types

Describes different types of brain tumours
Brain tumours - treatment

Information on brain tumour treatments
Brain tumours - Causes

Information on the possible causes of brain tumours

- Acromegaly is excessive growth. It is caused by the oversecretion of growth hormone. The condition results in the gradual enlargement of the bones in the face, jaw, hands, feet, and skull.
- Ataxia describes a lack of ability to move the muscles in a co-ordinated fashion. People with ataxia have irregular or awkward movements.
Babinski reflex
- A Babinski reflex is a body response that may be tested during a physical examination. This reflex, or involuntary type of response, is normal in small children, but not normal for those over 2 years old.
brain abscess
- A brain abscess is an area of infection within the brain.
brain tumor
CSF leak
increased intracranial pressure
pituitary tumour
- A pituitary tumour is an abnormal growth that develops within the pituitary gland. The pituitary is a pea-sized gland at the base of the brain. It secretes hormones into the bloodstream and controls most of the body's other hormone-secreting glands.
hydrocephalus in children
- Hydrocephalus is a condition involving the abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid in and around the brain.
hypothalamic tumour
- A hypothalamic tumour is a growth that develops inside or on top of the hypothalamus in the brain.
pseudotumor cerebri disease
skull X-ray
spinal tap
speech impairment
trigeminal neuralgia
- Vertigo is a type of dizziness or sensation of movement when none is actually occurring.
vision changes
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