Brain Compression

Brain compression occurs when there is increased pressure due to various causes pushing the brain, and it causes damage to the brain tissue. It is commonly due to swelling or bleeding in trauma or head injury. Other causes include infection, tumor, increased CSF, or abscess.

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Can you tell me if there is an emergency in this head CT scan report?

Query: Hi doctor, The patient is a 47-years-old female. She met with an accident. In the accident, she had a collar bone fracture and a hit in the back of the brain. The back of the head is bulging, and some spots are observed in the brain CT scan. I have attached the head CT scan report for your referenc...  Read Full »


Dr. J. Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query with diligence and would like you to know that I am here to help you. I understand that the patient has been involved in an RTA (road traffic accident) and a collection of fluid within the brain. Would you please specify your exact que...  Read Full »

How can we treat meningioma tumor?

Query: Hi doctor, My grandmother is affected with meningioma tumor. Please advise what has to be done.  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The meningioma is a benign tumor, which grows slowly. But, the meningioma present in your grandmother is in the advanced stage, causing compression of the adjacent brain structures....  Read Full »

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