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Oligodendroglioma Symptoms

Oligodendrogliomas can cause a wide variety of symptoms. Symptoms may be similar to those of a stroke, but do not begin abruptly. Slow-growing tumors may result in subtle symptoms that develop over a long period of time. For this reason, oligodendrogliomas can be quite large at the time of diagnosis.

The most common symptoms of oligodendroglioma include:


Additional symptoms of oligodendroglioma may include:

Rare symptoms of oligodendroglioma may include:

Symptoms of oligodendroglioma in children and infants may include:

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Last Updated: Jan 21, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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