Disease Information for Brain stem tumor

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Vertical Diplopia
High blood pressure child
High blood pressure/sign
Nausea
Vomiting
Vomiting in Children
Altered mental status Mental status change
Ataxia
Babinski's upgoing toes/bilateral
Cranial nerve abnormalities/involvement/signs
Dizziness/Dizzy
Drowsiness/somnolence
Facial weakness/droop, unilateral
Fixed vertical gaze
Loss doll's eye reflexes/sign
Neurogenic vomiting
Nystagmus
Nystagmus, Monocular
Obtunded/poorly responsive status/signs
Staggering Gait
Sudden unconsciousness
Unconscious/Narcosis status
Vertigo
Biots apneustic/cluster/ataxic breathing
Hypersomnia/Increased need for sleep
Difficulty Focusing Eyes
Diplopia Double vision
Double Image Vision Confirmed
Dysconjugate eye movement
Iridoplegia/spared accomodation reflex
Sound distortion
True Vertigo Sign Confirmed
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Children/all
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Lumbar puncture/Increased CSF pressure/LP test
Electrodiagnosis
Electronystagmography Abnormal
TEST/Auditory brainstem response/abnormal/ABS response
CT Scan
CT Scan/Head Brain Abnormality
CT Scan/Head brain stem lesion
CT Scan/Head/Enhancing Brain lesion
MRI/Head Brain Abnormal
MRI/Head Scan Abnormal
MRI/Head scan Brain stem lesion
MRI/MRA Head abnormal
MRI/MRA/Head neck abnormal
PET Scan/Head FDDNP abnormal
X-RAY With contrast
UGI/Gastric Emptying Time Delay
Angiography
Angios/Cerebral abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Brain stem lesion
Cancer in Children
Central respiratory drive depression
Coma in Children
Coma/Unconscious
Facial nerve palsy/secondary
Gastroparesis/atony
Hydrocephalus
Hydrocephalus, chronic acquired
Hypertension in a child
Internuclear ophthalmoplegia syndrome
Intracranial Mass/Effect
Ophthalmoplegia
Progressive Bulbar palsy
Pseudobulbar palsy syndrome
Stroke/Child
Trigeminal neuralgia
Vertical squint/strabismus
Gastropathy Atonic
Ataxia Disorder
Facial Paralysis
Intracranial Lesion
Mass in Brain
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Brain stem involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Brain/CNS disorder (ex)
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Delayed gastric emptying/gastrostasis
Pathophysiology/CNS Respiratory Drive Center Suppressed
Pathophysiology/CNS-Systemic Vertigo
Pathophysiology/Headaches with CSF pressure/traction type
Pathophysiology/Hydrocephalus/Non-communicating
Pathophysiology/Reticular Activating System/PAS
Pathophysiology/Insensitive respiratory drive center
Process
PROCESS/Neoplastic (category)
Treatment
Other Treatments
TX/Brain radiation.
Definition

A tumor in the part of the brain that connects to the spinal cord (the brain stem).

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