This chapter focuses on two intracranial neoplasms: cerebral metastases and lymphoma. Cerebral metastases are the most common form of intracranial tumor and often require treatment with surgery and/or radiation. Improvement of neurological function occurs in 50-75% of patients. Primary lymphoma represents about 1% of intracranial tumors and is highly responsive to chemotherapy and whole brain radiotherapy.

CNS lymphoma occurs either as metastatic disease from systemic primary tumor or as primary CNS lymphoma. Primary CNS lymphoma has become much more prevalent over the past two decades, as a result of an increase in the number of patients with immunosuppression arising from HIV infection or immunosuppressive therapy following organ transplantation. Vigilant surveillance of these two at risk populations is important to early detection and effective treatment of primary CNS lymphoma.

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

The term vaginitis is one that is applied to any inflammation or infection of the vagina, and there are many different conditions that are categorized together under this ‘broad’ heading, including bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and non-infectious vaginitis.

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