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A 7 year old boy from Remote village presented with complains of vomiting 4-5 episodes per day for 3 months, inability to walk without support for 20 days and loss of vision in both eyes for 12 days. According to the parents, the child developed vomiting , without associated Nausea, which was aggravated in the morning after arising from bed. He complains of headache, tight in nature, more prominent in early morning and later localized to nape of the neck and was aggravated on movement of the head ( turning the head ).
Child used to tilt his head and started complaining of loss of vision which progressed to complete blindness since last 10-12 days. Although the child has bladder and bowel sensation and parents have been helping him, he often passes urine and stool in bed.
There is no history of frequency of micturation neither there is any complain of burning sensation or urgency. There is no history of Loss of consciousness , seizure or any localized abnormal body movements. For this problem he had gone to Zonal Hospital where investigations were done – CT scan and Lumbar puncture done. But due to economical problem they presented late , ie after 2 months after the symptoms were severe  and disabiling. CN II Optic nerve- No perception of light, papillary reflex present bilaterally both direct and consensual. CN III,IV and VI- Extraocular movement could not be examined due to complete loss of vision.
Motor system examination- Bulk, tone, power – Normal bilaterally, Gait- could not be tested, co-ordination-Normal, Reflexes were Normal.

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Vomiting was projectile in nature and 2-3 episodes per day, progressively increasing to 4-5 episodes per day. Then he started having unsteadiness while walking , progressively leading to inability to walk without support. After the reports were suggestive of Brain tumor- Medulloblastoma they referred him to Higher centre for further management 2 months back. Content (text, audio, video) on this website is only intended to provide general information to the reader and for academic purpose of medical students. And because they affect balance and hearing (both common to aging) they often go undiagnosed for lengthy periods.
Well it has less to do with your pants and much more to do with what you put into your mouth. All content, including text, graphics, images and information, contained on or available through this web site is for general information purposes only. These slow-growing tumors tend to develop on the nerve that runs from the ears to the brain, which is why hearing and balance are affected.

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Comments to «Hearing loss sign of brain tumor symptoms»

  1. Vasmoylu_Kayfusha writes:
    Wind that got trapped inside the ear and swirled about.
  2. Gunewlinec_CeKa writes:
    Been a bit difficult, but in a way I am lucky I got it early (my hearings uncover a pal who.