Acoustic neuroma is a benign tumor that grows on the balance and hearing nerve in the head. Pressure on the nerve may cause hearing loss.
Acromegaly is an uncommon hormonal disorder caused by the overproduction of growth hormone. It typically causes signs such as enlarged hands and feet.
Seizures, headaches and memory loss can be the troubling symptoms of this slow-growing tumor. Find out more.
Neurofibromatosis — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of this genetic disorder.
A spinal tumor can cause back pain, loss of sensation — even paralysis. But recent advances offer more treatment options than ever before.
Temporal lobe seizures can cause various symptoms and a momentary loss of awareness. Medication controls most cases, but for some, surgery may be an option.
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