Braintumors are rare
Only 10-25 cases each year in Curacao
Change of behaviour can be a symptom
Different kind of Primary Brain Tumors
Tumors outside the brain (Extracerebral):
- Meningioma (tumors of the meninges)
- Pituitary tumors (tumors from the hormonal gland)
- Skull tumor
Tumors within the brain (Intracerebral):
All of these tumors can either be benign or malignant.
- Genetic (rarely)
Headache is rarely a symptom of a brain tumor. Symptoms of braintumors vary. Depends on the location in the brain
Depends on tumortype and location and can range from:
- Surgery: removal or biopsy
Sometimes a combination.