How to treat a brain cyst
Cyst brain - this is a very dangerous diagnosis. Set the presence of a cyst makes magnetic resonance or computed tomography. A cyst is a fluid-filled bladder, which can be located in any area of the skull and cause the patient's specific complaint or asymptomatic. If the diagnosis is established, it should comply with all recommendations of the doctor and not to give up surgery.
Instruction how to treat a brain cyst
Sometimes a brain cyst discovered incidentally during the examination of the patient on another occasion. It does not bother the person, and the patient about the presence of the tumor did not even suspect. But most often it occurs in a different way. Man suffers from headaches, pressure in the head and a sense of fullness, ringing in one or both ears may develop hearing loss, epilepsy, uncertain gait or lameness. All the symptoms depend on the location of the cyst and the squeezing of a particular brain region.
Cyst can occur for many reasons. These include infection, including intrauterine; tremors; trauma; autoimmune disease with progressive course; mini-strokes; poor circulation, and so on. d.
Depending on the results of the survey neurosurgeon prescribes treatment, mainly surgery, sometimes urgently. Rarely, if the cyst is small, it is assigned to the treatment of the underlying disease, which has provoked the appearance of tumors and multiple re-examination. If the cyst does not increase in size and the patient's nothing to be concerned, the operation can not do.
Depending on the location of the cyst and its size, the neurosurgeon to decide what kind of tumor removal is best suited to the patient and would be the least dangerous and traumatic. In some cases, a craniotomy. If the place in which were located the cyst allows not open the skull, then inserted a tube through which the liquid is accumulated gradually come out, but this method is very dangerous because it can get an infection through an open space in the skull. The most preferred and safest method - is endoscopic punctures, but this operation can be carried out is not always, as the cyst location can not afford to get to her through punctures.