Glioblastoma Multiforme Evaluation
The evaluation of a glioblastoma multiforme begins with a medical history and physical examination.
Early in the course of the disease, someone with glioblastoma multiforme may have no findings on physical examination. In others, physical findings may suggest the specific location of the tumor in the brain.
Physical findings in someone with glioblastoma multiforme may include:
- Weakness on one side of the body:
- Numbness on one side of the body:
- Difficulty swallowing
- Difficulty walking
- Difficulty with balance
- Difficulty speaking
- Facial weakness:
- Facial drooping
- Loss of coordination
- Memory loss
- Vision changes:
The diagnosis of a glioblastoma multiforme must be confirmed with testing.
Tests that may be used to evaluate glioblastoma multiforme include:
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