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The clinical manifestations of liver cancer with brain metastases

Updated: Thursday, Feb 04,2010, 3:43:26 PM
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(1) headache: the beginning of the paroxysmal to see more early morning and evening, part of the forehead and two multi-temporal, posterior fossa tumors can sometimes cause occipital headache, and radiation to the orbit. Headache gradually increasing the extent and duration, can become sustainable, but is still generally aggravate paroxysmal. Coughing, sneezing, bending over, to bow their heads and other activities can make a headache aggravated. A partial skull can also be tenderness.

(2) vomiting: usually seen in severe headaches, nausea more than the first. Vomiting, severe cases can not eat, eat after vomiting. May cause the patient severe dehydration. Under the screen than the screen on the tumor vomiting tumors earlier and more. This is due to the central medulla oblongata, the vestibular, vagus nerve stimulation by the results.

(3) papilledema: It is an important objective signs of increased intracranial pressure, most of the patients as a result been able to confirm the diagnosis of this symptom. Under the screen and the center line of the tumor appeared early papilledema. Early papilledema without visual impairment, only physiological blind spot vision checks may appear to expand. When papilledema sustained amount of time asking, its color gradually pale, decreased visual acuity, field of vision narrowed to the heart is the result of optic nerve atrophy secondary.

In addition to increased intracranial pressure above the typical three signs, the increased intracranial pressure can also cause abducens nerve palsy, diplopia, amaurosis dizziness, seizures, mild aphasia, pulse and blood pressure increase in bradycardia and herniation and so forth.

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