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Reccurance of Cavernoma - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   How can I hlep yoiu
User :   Hi
User :   Just wanted to know about Cavernoma?
User :   My wife had undergone two surgeries in Nimhans with respect to the same
User :   during the last surgery, they were able to excise the lesion completely
User :   but yesterday's MRI image revealed that there are two more cavernomas
User :   Can you explain me what Cavernoma is?
Doctor :   IT is intraventicualr mass in the brain
User :   is it something like vericose veins appears on the legs etc
Doctor :   not exactly
User :   a little mo0re detail from a lay man's point of view
Doctor :   YOu need an undiveded attention at this time to explain you clearly
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User :   yes doctor
User :   if you are free, let's chat
Doctor :   is something like the varicose veins
Doctor :   wree the veins swell up inside the chambers of your brain
Doctor :   there are 2 large chambers the ventricles these are supplied by blood vesels these undergo dilatation
Doctor :   forming on mass
Doctor :   ru there
Doctor :   the blood flow in the cavernoma is low
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User :   yes
Doctor :   it is advisable to have cavernomas surgically removed as a prophylactic measure.
User :   But what's the chance recurrence
User :   through as per the doctors it has been excised completely during the last surgery
Doctor :   recurrence rates are high at different site since these patients are in the risk zone
Doctor :   the sites will be different
User :   In my wife's case, it was on thje right frontal lobe
Doctor :   not that way if she was operated on that site first time then this time the site will be different
Doctor :   they are multiple usually
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