brain tumor

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Noun1.brain tumor - a tumor in the brain
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
glioblastoma, spongioblastoma - a fast-growing malignant brain tumor composed of spongioblasts; nearly always fatal
glioma - a tumor of the brain consisting of neuroglia
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Key words: Computed tomography; Emergency service, hospital; Craniocerebral trauma; Stroke; Brain neoplasms
The paediatric solid tumours and brain neoplasms were examined carefully from the reception itself.
This disease has unpredictable presentations and clinical course, and it can be commonly misdiagnosed as encephalitis, cerebral infarction, or brain neoplasms, which can result in a delay or mistreatment of disease.
Whereas patients with brain neoplasms characteristically have focal neurologic disturbances, it was well recognized before neuroimaging became available that some intracranial space-occupying lesions manifest with neurobehavioral or psychiatric features (15,16).