Brain Lesions

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What is Brain Lesions?

Brain lesions are areas of injury or disease in the brain. Lesions may be due to infection, tumors, exposure to certain chemicals, problems with the immune system, and demyelinating diseases such as Multiple Sclerosis. Sometimes the cause is not known.

Common symptoms reported by people with Brain Lesions

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 Brain Lesions

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Compare treatments taken by people with Brain Lesions

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Who has Brain Lesions on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 2
40s 6
50s 6
60s 3
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 3
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

88% Female
13% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 12
Not Diagnosed 1

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