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Brain Tumor with Pregnancy A Rare Entity

Authors : Ruchi Sinha,Ravishankar Prasad

A case of brain tumor with pregnancy in third trimester is reported. The literature is reviewed to show the effect of pregnancy on these tumors, the method of diagnosis and management. The presence of a brain tumor in pregnancy is a state of a diagnosis of scarce presentation in the medical practice. A high clinical suspicion on the part of the obstetrician is the key to timely diagnosis as the symptoms of headache, vomiting and blurred vision are often encountered in pregnancy with or without pre-eclampsia. [Full Article]

Keywords : Brain tumor , glioma , astrocytoma

Published in : International Journal of Medicine & Health Research

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