Brain Lesion

Any area of injury or disease within the brain is called a brain lesion. The common causes of brain lesions are brain aneurysms, brain tumors, epilepsy, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and traumatic brain injury. Headaches, neck stiffness, nausea, vomiting, memory loss, vision problems, fever, and seizures are common symptoms seen in several types of brain lesions.

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What could cause occasional instability in walking with tinnitus and nausea?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 59-year-old female. I have occasional instability when walking, pressure in the left half of the head, headache, constipation and tinnitus, and occasional nausea. I recently made medical tests, and I have attached it. I am not taking any medication at the moment.  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Quka

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Unfortunately, I cannot access your test reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Could you please upload them as images? Regarding your concern, your symptoms could be related to different possible causes: 1. Lot of stress. 2. Ne...  Read Full »

Kindly interpret my relative's MRI and guide us.

Query: Hello doctor, This is regarding my relative. My relative had a seizure attack and fits before a year. We consulted a doctor and started medicine. During the course, the patient reported some slight pain in his head. A week later he started complaining of severe headache with vomiting. So, a CT scan ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The functional MRI and tractography reports are enclosed (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and it reads that it is a known case of tumor. However, the tumor in the right parietal lobe, which is the non-dominant part of the brain, can be treated with surgery...  Read Full »

Please give me your opinion regarding my CT scan.

Query: Hi doctor, One year ago, the patient had seizure and fits. I have attached the preliminary observation report, which was done by a neurologist. Then, we started the medication as per the prescription. During the course, the patient reported intermittent light headache. A week before, the patient had...  Read Full »


Dr. J Mariano Anto Bruno Mascarenhas

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist, Spine Health Specialist, Spine Surgeon

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. The latest CT scan done shows a mass lesion in the right parietal lobe. To find out the nature of this mass and to decide the course of treatment, we need to do an MRI. If...  Read Full »

What is the correlation between scattered white matter lesion and multiple sclerosis?

Query: Hello doctor, The radiologist stated scattered white matter lesions but does not tell the location, or size. They state as unsure etiology or clinical significance. The ordering physician suspects MS due to symptoms like disorientation, incontinence, and body pain. If the radiologist suspected MS ...  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The few scattered white matter lesions could mean that there are areas in the white matter of brain which are seen as small pinhead size on T2 and flair sequence. This is commonly from small vessel ischemic changes and is seen usually in older age and slightly uncommon ...  Read Full »

What does positive Hoffman's sign mean?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 29 year old male. I was previously diagnosed with essential tremor, for which I have been taking Propanolol 160 mg for six years. My current symptoms are constant tingling, soreness, and restlessness of the legs. I get spasms in the legs as well as arms. My right eye goes blur...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms are not easily explained by one problem. A positive Babinski and Hoffman sign indicates that you might be having some spinal cord lesion. But slurring of speech and blurring of eye signify a brain lesion. Intermittent drooping of one eye may point towards...  Read Full »

Please help me understand the outcome of my brain tumor surgery.

Query: Hi doctor, Three months back, I had CyberKnife surgery for a brain tumor. Today, I had my MRI again. I want to know the report. Please explain.  Read Full »


Dr. Uphar Gupta

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The MRI brain showed that the mass is pressing the fifth cranial nerve, which takes the sensations from the face to the brain. The good news is that the vital cavernous sinus is not compressed and hence the mass is resectable. Please send me the full image and the report ...  Read Full »

After a brain tumor removal, I still have some persistent symptoms. Should I be worried?

Query: Hello doctor,I had a hemangioblastoma tumor removed from the back right cerebellum last year. The operation was successful and the tumor was 100 % removed. Before my surgery, I felt some twitching, night sweats, and headaches. I no longer have headaches, but I am having some night sweats and my twi...  Read Full »


Dr. Devavrat Harihar Nene

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. These symptoms may not be related to the lesion in your brain. Have you got your blood sugars checked? Have you been eating well? Consult a physician to get liver renal functions done. For more information consult a neurologist online --> https://icliniq.com./ask-a...  Read Full »

Does the CT scan of my brain show a meningioma?

Query: Hello doctor, I would like your opinion regarding the attached CT scan of my head. I specifically want to know if you see any indication of a meningioma in the left posterior parietal lobe. I would also like your opinion regarding whether or not a CT without contrast would show this particular anoma...  Read Full »


Dr. Sudheer Ambekar

Neuro Surgeon, Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the MRI (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I see a spot of hyperdensity in the left posterior parietal lobe. However, the findings are not suggestive of a meningioma. The hyperdensity may represent calcification due to a granuloma. I suggest...  Read Full »

From my MRI reports, can you tell me what is the spot near my cerebellum?

Query: Hi doctor,Could you tell me what is the lesion in my clivus or the spot near my cerebellum? My current symptoms are pain, instability, confusion, difficulty in concentrating, thinking and personality changes. I do not know if there is a relation with the lesion in the clivus, or the borrelia infecti...  Read Full »


Dr. Devavrat Harihar Nene

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Chronic neuroborreliosis can present with an intracranial space-occupying lesion that mimics tumors. This also looks like a chronic borrelial lesion to me, provided serology is positive for Bo...  Read Full »

What is an arachnoid cyst?

Query: Hello doctor, My friend had giddiness, so he got an MRI scan. The report showed a well-defined cyst in the posterior fossa, dorsal to the cerebellum. It is an arachnoid cyst. It also states bilateral AICA lying at the level of the internal auditory canal without entering the meatus. Type 1 AICA vas...  Read Full »


Dr. Hitesh Kumar

Neurologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Arachnoid cyst is CSF (cerebrospinal fluid) filled cyst within the brain, which is usually asymptomatic. But if the size is large, it can cause symptoms by pressure effect. A cyst cannot be cured by medicine. If treatment is needed, it is by surgery only. Alcohol doe...  Read Full »

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