Symptoms of Gliomatosis Cerebri

Gliomatosis cerebri can form almost anywhere in the brain or spine, and it causes different symptoms depending on what part of the central nervous system it affects. Signs and symptoms may include:

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Seizures
  • Weakness or numbness in the limbs
  • Fatigue or lethargy
  • Partial paralysis on one side of the body
  • Problems with language
  • Blurred vision, double vision or other vision problems
  • Mood, behavior, or personality changes
  • Cognitive changes or dementia
  • Memory loss

Most people with headaches do not have brain tumors, of course, but anyone with neurological symptoms like those listed above should be evaluated by a physician. Suspected or confirmed brain tumors should be referred to a neurosurgeon for evaluation.

Weill Cornell Medicine Gliomatosis Cerebri International Registry 1300 York Avenue, New York New York, NY 10065 Phone: (212) 746-2363