What are the neurologic signs and symptoms of glioblastoma multiforme (GBM)?

Updated: Jul 01, 2019
  • Author: Jeffrey N Bruce, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert H Engelhard, III, MD, PhD, FACS, FAANS  more...
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Answer

Neurologic symptoms and signs can be either general or focal and reflect the location of the tumor, as follows:

  • General symptoms: Headaches, nausea and vomiting, personality changes, and slowing of cognitive function

  • Focal signs: Hemiparesis, sensory loss, visual loss, aphasia, and others


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