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Trigeminal Neuralgia (TN)

Post by LNSA on October 21, 2015

This chronic condition is caused by a misfiring of the trigeminal nerve. An attack causes brief episodes of extreme, shooting pain.

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Subdural Hematoma (acute)

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This condition is a buildup of clotted blood between the brain’s outer layer and the membrane that covers the brain (called the dura). It usually results from a traumatic impact to the head, such as from a fall or car accident.

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Pituitary Tumor

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This type of tumor, most commonly found in adults, originates within the pituitary gland. This pea-sized gland, located in a small cavity at the base of the skull, produces hormones that influence almost all of the other glands in the body. A tumor on the pituitary gland can disrupt its function. It can affect the […]

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Metastatic Brain Tumors

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These tumors, also called secondary brain tumors, originate outside of the brain in another part of the body and then spread to the brain. These tumors are more common in adults than in children.

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Cerebral Abscess

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This condition is an infection in the brain that results in inflammation and a buildup of pus and other materials that can press harmfully against brain tissue.

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Brain Tumors

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A brain tumor is a lump of tissue caused by abnormal and/or uncontrolled cell growth. The many types of brain tumors are divided into two categories: primary tumors and metastatic tumors.

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Brain Aneurysm

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This condition is a bulge that forms in the wall of a weakened artery in the brain. This bulge can leak or rupture, causing a stroke. An aneurysm can be life-threatening.

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