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Brain Tumor

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  • Posted By: nccarol28732
  • January 15, 2007
  • 02:21 PM

My boyfriend last year had brain surgery to remove an epidermoid tumor from the left side of the brain stem. Surgery went better than expected and new mRI is clear he was lucky for thaat. The tumor benign was pretty reare tumor to be on the brain stem. he is left with impaired eyesight, double vision, depth perception is poor, losses balance at times get nausea dn vomitng and weare told if it hasn't improves by the six month point it is going on 8 months he may remain like that. He aslo just starting getting numbness in his right leg from the knee up when standing too long. We will have to contact his surgeon and he sees the neuro optomlogsit again this Friday. As of last the prizms for the glasses for the double vision is not an opinion so far his eyes are too bad. Any input would be apreciated. To top it off back in 2002 he went to the hospital for anxiety and depressin and they did an MRI and said it was normal. May 2006 all his symptoms started and I showed the films from then to the surgeon and he circled the tumor it was there in 2002 and not addressed or they just missed it.

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