What are the signs and symptoms of brain metastasis?

Updated: Aug 01, 2018
  • Author: Victor Tse, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Nicholas Lorenzo, MD, MHA, CPE  more...
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Answer

Approximately 60% of patients with brain metastases have subacute symptoms. Symptoms are usually related to the location of the tumor and may include the following:

  • Headache

  • Seizure

  • Nausea

  • Vomiting

  • Nuchal rigidity

  • Photophobia

  • Cognitive dysfunction

  • Motor dysfunction

See Clinical Presentation for more detail.


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