10 Results for Brain Neoplasms

  1. Incidental Findings on MRI Scans for Primary Headache Are Not Uncommon, Study Finds — How Migraine Specialists Address the Challenge

    ... to evaluate headaches, according to a paper published in May in the journal Headache.“About 90 percent of all headaches are the primary type where MRI scans of the brain will not reveal any pathology responsible

    • Fitzgerald, Susan
    • Neurology Today
    • June 08, 2017
  2. A New Adult Onset Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Linked to Limbic Encephalitis

    ... patients with definite LE, serum autoantibodies to onconeuronal antibodies led to the diagnosis of tumor indicative of a neoplasm. In contrast, none of the eleven patients with hippocampal sclerosis after precipitating ...

    • Moran, Mark
    • Neurology Today
    • September 18, 2007
  3. MS: SIMVASTATIN AND ALEMTUZUMAB APPEAR PROMISING, BUT ARE NOT READY FOR USE

    ... effects: pain and swelling at the site of injection and occasionally flu-like symptoms. Mitoxantrone, a chemotherapeutic agent, is associated with infections, secondary neoplasms, and organ damage to the heart and liver

    • Schuster, Larry
    • Neurology Today
    • August 01, 2003
  4. TWO ORAL THERAPIES FOUND EFFECTIVE FOR MS

    ... to disseminated tuberculosis. Benign or malignant neoplasms occurred in 1.1 percent of the cladribine treated patients compared to none of controls.“Further studies will be necessary to determine whether these...

    • TALAN, JAMIE
    • Neurology Today
    • February 18, 2010
  5. News from the AAN Annual Meeting: Oral Laquinimod Reportedly Shows MS Disability

    ... statistical significance (p=0.0122).Imaging studies revealed that patients on laquinimod had a 32.8 percent reduction in brain atrophy when compared with placebo patients. The placebo patients lost about 1.5 percent of ...

    • Susman, Ed
    • Neurology Today
    • May 19, 2011
  6. How to Avoid Making a Misdiagnosis — and the Risk of Lawsuits

    ... and neurosurgery had the highest average indemnity of the 28 specialties included in the PIAA review. Among alleged diagnostic errors, the most prevalent conditions named were headache, malignant neoplasms of the...

    • STUMP, ELIZABETH
    • Neurology Today
    • November 05, 2009