Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Oligodendroglioma Complications

Complications of oligodendroglioma include:

  • Brain herniation
  • Coma
  • Loss of communication skills
  • Permanent neurologic impairment
  • The loss of the ability to perform basic self-care

Side effects of chemotherapy may include:

Side effects of radiation therapy may include:

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Last Updated: Feb 8, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Oligodendroglioma References
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