A type of cancer of the brain that originate in star-shaped brain cells called astrocytes. This type of tumor doesn't usually spread outside the brain and spinal cord and it doesn't usually affect other organs.
A small tube that is inserted into the body for the delivery or retrieval of fluids.
A chemical antiseptic
Abnormal, involuntary movement disorder
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A surgical opening in the skull.
AKA CAT Scan. A brain imaging technique.
A chemical in the brain that plays a role in regulating a role in regulating attention, cognition, movement, pleasure, and hormonal processes.
External Ventricular Drain - a device used in neurosurgery that relieves raised intracranial pressure and hydrocephalus when the normal flow of cerebrospinal fluid around the brain is obstructed.
A factor coming from outside of the body.
Bleeding on the brain - occurring in a different location to subdural
A part of the eye responsible for our central, sharpest vision.
Glasgow Coma Scale - Neurological scale used to assess and report patient consciousness.
An incurable neurodegenerative genetic disorder that affects muscle coordination and some cognitive functions, typically becoming noticeable in middle age.
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The removal of bony humps on vertebrae through surgery.
Middle Cerebral Artery Aneurysm
A tumour of the central nervous system.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging - A brain imaging technique
A drug used to counter opioid overdose.
Spontaneous bleeding of the pituitary gland.
To do with the ability of the eye to scan and move around.
a tumour of the tissue that covers nerves, called the nerve sheath. These tumours develop from a type of cell called a Schwann cell, which gives them their name.
Bleeding on the brain.
Superior cereballar vermis
An area of the brain
A structure in the brain responsible for, among other things, the regulation of consciousness.
Using heat to congeal flesh.
A fast-acting barbituate used for anaesthetic
Removal of the pituitary gland.
Also called tic douloureux. Inflammation of the trigeminal nerve (the fifth cranial nerve) that most commonly causes very intense lightning pain in the areas of the face the nerve supplies - the lips, eye, nose, scalp, forehead, gums, cheek, and chin - on the involved side of the face.
To do with the inner ear.
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