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1ry Brain Tumors (Adults)

1st, 2nd, 3rd MC?

- 1st MC = GBM
- 2nd MC = Meningioma
- 3rd MC = Schwannoma

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Brain Tumor in Adults

MC?

SUPRAtentorial:
Metastasis > Astrocytoma (incl GM) > Meningioma > Schwannoma

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Brain Tumor in Children

MC (Infra- vs Supratentorial)?

MC INFRAtentorial = Medulloblastoma
MC SUPRAtentorial = Craniopharyngioma

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CAUSES of Seizures by Age Group- GENERALIZATIONS

- ALL 3 age groups -> (2)?
- Children + Elderly -> ?
- Adults + Elderly -> (2)?

CAUSES:
- ALL 3 age groups -> Infection + Trauma
- Children + Elderly -> Metabolic
- Adults + Elderly -> Stroke + Tumors

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Seizures in Children

MCC (5)?

CAUSES:
- Infection (febrile)
- Trauma
- Metabolic
- Congenital
- Genetic

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Seizures in Adults

MCC (4)?

CAUSES:
- Infection
- Trauma
- Stroke
- Tumors

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Seizures in Elderly

MCC (5)?

CAUSES:
- Infection
- Trauma
- Metabolic
- Stroke
- Tumors

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Stroke MC LOCATIONS

- Hypoxic?
- Embolic?
- Thrombotic + Embolic?
- Lacunar?
- Hemorrhagic?

- Hypoxic: 'Watershed Areas' (common during CV surgery)
- Embolic: Cardioembolic from L heart
- Thrombotic + Embolic: MCA
- Lacunar: Lenticulostriate vessels
- Hem: Basal Ganglia

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Berry Aneurysm

MC Location?

Bifurcation of Acomm art
(Acomm + Pcomm)