Category Archives: BRAIN DISORDERS

RHINORRHOEA CSF

Rhinorrhoea CSF or Rhinorrhea CSF, i.e. nasal discharge of cerebro-spinal fluid (CSF) is a rare but potentially devastating condition with high rates of morbidity (illness) and mortality (death).   The disruption of natural barriers between the nasal and paranasal cavities and the anterior and middle cranial cavity is the major factor leading to CSF leakage…
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METASTATIC BRAIN TUMORS

Metastatic brain tumors or malignant brain tumors.   Metastatic brain tumors or malignant brain tumors are the most common form of brain tumors and are derived from tumor metastasis from other parts of the body.   The most common forms of metastasis are from lung cancer, breast cancer, skin melanoma, and kidney cancer. Generally, a…
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HEMANGIOBLASTOMA VON HIPPEL LINDAU DISEASE VHL

Hemangioblastoma Von Hippel Lindau Disease VHL   Hemangioblastoma Von Hippel Lindau Disease VHL: Hemangioblastomas are central nervous system tumors that originate from the vascular system usually during middle age. Sometimes these tumors also appear elsewhere in the central nervous system, such as the spinal cord and the retina. Hemangioblastoma central nervous system tumors can be…
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ACOUSTIC NEUROMA VESTIBULAR SCHWANNOMA BRAIN TUMOR

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="400"] Acoustic neuroma vestibular schwannoma brain tumor.[/caption] Acoustic neuroma vestibular schwannoma brain tumor is a tumor that grows in the area that is behind the ear and it is derived from the vestibular nerve, which along with the cochlea nerve form the acoustic nerve. Usually, the term "vestibular schwannoma" is used to…
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