Patient :My son has been prone to falling since he began walking, more so than the typical toddler, frequently throwing up, forgetting what he was doing as quickly as it takes walking 8 seconds & has to be reminded what it was he was supposed to be doing & later on, which was last year, couldn't stop peeing on himself at school or anywhere else & couldn't even feel or realize that he had gone in the first place. October 10th 2014 he fell & had problems making his legs work so I carried him to the car & took him to the emergency room. They scanned him& found he had very bad hydrocephalous then sent him for an emergency vp shunt placement. Only 1 complication arose about a month later when he had several vessels rupture & had to have burholes drilled& had temporary external drainage tubes placed. Things were great till about July when things started happening again. The scans -& shunt tap showed nearly perfect csf pressure with no infections, or clogged tubing. An MRI in August showed a 1.09 cm diffuse tectal plate glioma, i know it's not a diagnosis that can be made by symptoms alone, but what is your opinion on the tumor? Do you feel that it more likely will be serious or something less threatening?
Symptoms: Symptoms since June-July 2015: sleepiness slowly returning, tiny bit unbalanced, 3 or 4 vomiting sessions happening intermittently & all with no fever or motion activated sickness, can't remember words he previously mastered at school.
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