What is it?

Brain lesions are areas of damaged brain tissue which caused as a result of brain injuries or medical conditions.

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- Brain lesion


Based on you symptoms and medical history, your healthcare provider might start to suspect a lesion following a neurological exam.
Then, they may refer you to imaging scans, including:
- Computed tomography (CT) scan.
- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans.
- Positron emission tomography (PET) scans.


Treatment of brain lesions varies depending on the underlying cause. Some lesions resolve spontaneously, and treatment is unnecessary.
Infections can be treated with antibiotics.
Growths or tumors - may be removed if can be reached. Some tumors may be untreatable due to their locations or size.

☝️ This is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult with your physician before making any medical decision.

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