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Forum Name: Miscellaneous Cancer Topics
Question: benign tumors syndromes?
|ddavey - Thu Apr 28, 2005 7:21 am|
is there a syndrome that causes benign tumors to form in the body? my 19 yr old daughter has had two benign lesions on her brain, a aneurysmal "bulge" on the leaflet of her mitral valve, and a sex cord tumor removed from her ovary. she is mentally impaired and also had the muscles in her eyes tightened when she was three as they pulled out to the sides. two months ago when she went for a routine echo it was discovered that she has idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy. she is currently being treated with vasotec and coreg. she had a trip to the er for dizziness and shortness of breath, and was given a cat scan to check for fluid in the lungs. there was no fluid and it was determined that her symptoms were side effects of coreg and physical activity on a rather warm day. one week later i received a call from her pcp stating that she had received the report from the radiologist and there was a spot on her lung which they believe to be a benign tumor. she will be consulting with her cardiologist and they will decide what the next step is. three years ago, after the surgery for the sex cord tumor, i requested a full body cat scan to determine if any other were there and there were none. has anyone heard of anything, any syndrome that causes these type of benign lesions?
|Kirsty_Oz - Thu Apr 28, 2005 7:34 am|
did they say what type of tumours they were?
|ddavey - Thu Apr 28, 2005 7:58 am|
we don't know what type is on the lung, i do know that is not calcified.
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