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Case #5

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Expand Physical Exam

01/22/XX

38-year-old woman complained of lightheadedness, blurred vision, fatigue and confusion developing over last week with episodes of vomiting last two days.

Expand X-Rays & Scans

01/22/XX

Head CT: Hypodense 3 cm mass L posterior thalamus extends across the midline, either within or just inferior to the corpus callosum in the lateral ventricles, compressing the third ventricle.

01/22/XX

Brain MRI: Lesion seen in L thalamus is most likely a glioma.

Expand Operative Findings

01/23/XX

Stealth navigation biopsy and placement of VP (ventriculoperitoneal) shunt to treat obstructive hydrocephalus from L thalamic tumor.

Expand Pathological Reports

01/23/XX

Brain biopsy left thalamic tumor: astrocytoma Grade 2-3

Expand Treatment

03/01/XX

Radiation: Gamma knife radiosurgical treatment

03/11/XX

Radiation: Beam radiation treatment to whole brain started.