Information About Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma

Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma is a benign brain tumor that grows slowly in the brain or spinal cord. Symptoms vary depending upon the size and location of the tumor. Most symptoms result from increased pressure on the brain and include headaches, nausea, vomiting, balance problems, and vision abnormalities. This type of tumor is most common in children and young adults. The exact cause is unknown.



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