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Found MRI Gliotic change after operation of brain tumour. Is this dangerous?

After three years operation of brain tumor found in MRI Gliotic change in surrounding cave. Is this is dangerous in future.
Asked On : Wed, 15 Feb 2012
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hello. Welcome to HCM.
Gliosis is the common way by which brain cells react to any kind of injury/ Damage/ surgery. It is also the mode of so-called repair in brain. By, itself, gliosis does not indicate recurrence. Whether in future, the patient will have recurrence depends on the type of tumour, the WHO grading, other co-morbid conditions and completeness of surgery to name a few. The best approach is to be on a routine follow up as suggested by operating neuro-surgeon as he/ she is the best person to guide you for future prospects.
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Answered: Wed, 15 Feb 2012
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