The tumor formed in the third ventricle of the brain. Due to its pressure, the nutrition of the nervous tissue was disrupted. As a result, the boy was tormented by severe headaches, his eyesight was deteriorating. Periodically there were dizziness, nausea and vomiting. At the time of admission, the patient was unable to eat or move normally.
“Such a neoplasm grows quite slowly, so it is safe to say that the patient has had this process for several years. It was possible to detect it much earlier and not bring the situation to a life-threatening situation. And the symptoms that do possible to suspect a problem in this case are headaches prolonged pain and unusual nature.If they return, this is a direct indication for an MRI and a visit to the doctor, – commented neurosurgeon Sergey Chernov.
The surgeons performed a complex operation. The patient has been discharged and is doing well. The tumor turned out to be benign, so the child did not need radiation therapy.