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What causes edema after a brain surgery?

I had a meningioma removed 6 months ago by brain surgery. I am swelling now everyday and the Doctor that did it is saying that either I can have an infection or an allergic reaction to the cement and they may have to cut me back open. He put me on 4mg steroids for two weeks. I was reading my report and it in the Diagnoses stated benign neoplasma of meninges, unspecified (D32.9) and Edema, unspecified (R60.9), what does this mean? YYYY@YYYY
Thu, 29 Nov 2018
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Hello,

This is a pathology report and it says the character of the tumor. It is benign tumor means it is non-cancerous and less aggressive.

Consult a neurosurgeon and he will direct you accordingly.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Shinas Hussain,
General & Family Physician
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What causes edema after a brain surgery?

Hello, This is a pathology report and it says the character of the tumor. It is benign tumor means it is non-cancerous and less aggressive. Consult a neurosurgeon and he will direct you accordingly. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Shinas Hussain, General & Family Physician