Gangliocytoma

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What is gangliocytoma?

A gangliocytoma is a noncancerous tumor made up of a group of nerve cells in the brain. It is most commonly found in the temporal lobes.

Common symptoms reported by people with gangliocytoma

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with gangliocytoma

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Remeron)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Morphine ER)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(TENS Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with gangliocytoma, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with gangliocytoma

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Remeron)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Morphine ER)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(TENS Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with gangliocytoma, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has gangliocytoma on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 0
40s 0
50s 1
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 0
Female 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 2
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from gangliocytoma patients who have completed their condition history
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