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- Brain tumors, general
A brain tumor, general, is the mass growth of abnormal cells in the brain. There are different types of brain tumors, some are noncancerous (benign), and some brain tumors are cancerous (malignant). This can begin in the brain or some type of cancer begins in other parts of the body and spreads to the brain. The treatment of brain tumors depends on the location, size and type of tumor. 1. Treatment of brain tumors Read More
- Pineal cysts, symptomatic
Pineal cysts, Symptomatic are commonly found in individuals in their 40s. Cysts refer to the closed structures formed by one or more layers of tissues filled with fluid. Pineal cysts are made of the inner layer of gliotic cells, a middle layer of pineal parenchyma, and an outer layer of connective tissue. The fluid is proteinaceous. Cysts are either typical (unilocular) or atypical (multilocular with septations). Usually, the Read More
- Systemic mastocytosis
Systemic mastocytosis (mas-to-sy-TOE-sis) is an uncommon condition in which too many mast cells accumulate in the body. Mast cells are a kind of white blood cell. Mast cells can be found in connective tissues all over your body. Mast cells aid in the efficient functioning of your immune system and, in most cases, help shield you from disease. Excess mast cells accumulate in your skin, bone marrow, digestive tract, Read More