Neurologist, Neurology

Bell’s palsy is sudden onset facial asymmetry due to dysfunction of facial (7th cranial) nerve

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Bell’s palsy is sudden onset facial asymmetry due to dysfunction of facial (7th cranial) nerve. Mostly occurs in young people. Mostly to viral infection. People are afraid whether it is stroke. Remember if u cannot close one eye, then mostly it is bell’s palsy and not a stroke. Urgent treatment of bell’s palsy is necessary to prevent permanent damage.

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Neurologist, Neurology

Types of brain tumors

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I often see patients with headache who are worried whether they have a brain tumor. Only 10% patients with brain tumors present with headache. Most other headaches are primary and not serious. However if along with headache there is slurred speech, double vision, weakness in arm or leg, convulsions then there could be brain tumor. Read More

Neurologist, Neurology

Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis

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Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) is the presence of acute thrombosis (a blood clot) in the dural venous sinuses, which drain blood from the brain. Symptoms may include headache, abnormal vision, any of the symptoms of stroke such as weakness of the face and limbs on one side of the body, and seizures.