Brain tumor

Localization of tumors in the brain diverse. The clinical picture is from publemozgova and focal symptoms. To cerebral symptoms include: headaches, which is bottled or limited; dizziness, nausea, vomiting, occurs at the height headache;
slow pulse, status of clouded and despondency. The occurrence of these symptoms associated with increased intracranial pressure. Infants with high intracranial pressure marked increase in head size, swelling springs, separation of cranial sutures. For the diagnosis has a value of detection of congestive nipples optic nerves.
Focal symptoms depend on the location of the tumor in the brain. These include paralysis and paresis, speech disorders, disorders of craniocerebral nerves, loss of sensitivity, gait disorders, ataxia (see), focal seizures. The pressure of the cerebrospinal fluid increases, increasing the amount of protein in it. The disease depends on the type of tumor and its location. Symptoms generally increasing gradually. The diagnosis of brain tumors put on the basis of gradual increase of symptoms of increased intracranial pressure and focal symptoms. Auxiliary diagnostic methods are retinoscopy and fields of view, the study of spinal fluid, electroencephalography (see), angiography (see). Differentiating with arachnoiditis (see), abscess of the brain, brain parasites.
The forecast is always serious and largely depends on the tumor location and timely diagnostics.
The treatment is surgical removal of the tumor in combination with radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Symptomatically used dehydration means (intramuscularly 25% solution of magnesium sulfate, intravenous 10% solution of sodium chloride, inside gipotiazid, Favorit, lasix and others), anticonvulsant treatment (phenobarbital , etc.).