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Primary lymphoma of the brain

  • Alternative Names

    Brain lymphoma; Cerebral lymphoma; Primary lymphoma of the central nervous system; Lymphoma - brain


    Symptoms
    • Changes in speech
    • Changes in vision
    • Confusion
    • Fever
    • Hallucinations
    • Headaches
    • Numbness to hot, cold, and pain
    • Personality changes
    • Seizures
    • Weakness in hands
    • Weight loss

    Signs and tests

    The following tests may be performed to help diagnose a primary lymphoma of the brain:

    • Biopsy of the brain
    • CSF cell count
    • CSF total protein
    • Head CT scan or MRI

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