December 5th, 2001

Focal Symptom

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In brain cancer, a focal, or localized, symptom is a symptom that can help identify the location of the tumor. Focal symptoms include: hearing problems such as ringing or buzzing sounds or hearing loss, decreased muscle control, lack of coordination, decreased sensation, weakness or paralysis, difficulty with walking or speech, balance problems, or double vision.

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