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MRI showed cyst within basal ganglia. Should this be removed?

My MRI showed that I have an 8mm round cyst within the left basal ganglia , should this be removed? I got the Mri d/t left hearing loss and dizziness. I am 39.
Asked On : Mon, 26 Mar 2012
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Although the cyst is shown, however, there are many other features to be taken into account before considering the surgical removal.

So, it depends on the characteristics of the cyst, and how it is related to the nearby structures. These decisions are made based on physical examination of the patient, together with all the lab results.

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