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Vomiting, vertigo. MRI shows solid enhancing mass in brain

my grand mother,she is 70 year old and about one month earlier she develop vomiting with vertigo in mri on 13 10 2012 she was suspected for brain stem infraction she was on anticoagulant but not relieved after that we gone under another mri than report says small solid enhancing mass along the inferior vermis,right midle cerebeller peduncleand the right lateral aspect of medulla abuting the right lateral and posterior aspect of forth ventrical with out of proportion surrounding edema and associated mild non communicating hydrocephalus
Asked On : Tue, 6 Nov 2012
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Dear Concerned.,

Thanks for writing to us.

In all probability the vomiting and vertigo are as a result of raised intracranial tension(ICT) due to SOL( Space occupying lesion ) as revealed by MRI as you have mentioned above. In general the raised ICT leads to loss of vision due to pressure effect on Optic Nerve.
Considering the age factor and the location of lesion near to Vital Centres controlling Respiration and Circulation the NeuroSurgeons may not suggest Neuro Surgical intervention to remove the SOL.
Definitely a Palliative Surgical Procedure such as Right Ventriculo Peritoneal Shunting(Presuming the patient to be right handed) to preserve her Vision for lifetime can be requested by you.

Kindly go ahead and consult a Neurosurgeon at the earliest.

Best Regards.,
Dr Lt Cdr ASN Bhushan.

Answered: Wed, 7 Nov 2012
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