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Radiation-Induced Dementia in Patient Treated for Brain Metastases

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for radiation-induced dementia following therapy for brain metastases.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

response to therapy

ICD-10:

F03

Description:

A patient with brain metastases who is treated with radiation therapy may develop cognitive problems if the patient survives long enough. A few patients may have a reversible impairment.

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