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The donations were used to fulfill wishes for children with life-threatening illnesses such as Bennett, a 7-year-old with malignant neoplasm of the brain stem.
He had been beaten repeatedly and a skull fracture from a blow that severed his brain stem, jurors heard.
Both the brain stem and the thalamus contribute to an individual’s ability to pay attention to different stimuli.
The trauma of being hit by the soccer ball, along with the AVM, triggered internal bleeding in her brain stem.
Near the end of last school year, seventh grader Paige Davis, an A-team volleyball player at Keller Middle, was diagnosed with Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), a rare form of inoperable cancer that affects the brain stem.
Emma has also has them on her optic nerves and brain stem.
In less common cases in which malignant cells are found in the tumor or when the tumor is next to delicate structures like the brain stem, doctors may also opt for radiation, Gupta added.
When Ben was 18 months old he was diagnosed with a brain tumor on his brain stem that turned out to be cancerous.
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