Medical Tourism Success Story with Brain Tumor surgery on Nigerian Patient
50-year-old Nigerian Lady has been complaining of headaches, loss of speech and recurrent fits for one year. She did brain images in Nigeria and was diagnosed as an infection and treated for 6 months with multiple antibiotics. In spite of treatment her symptoms increased severely. MRI showed further increase in the size of lesion which was assumed to be an infection.
The patient decided to travel abroad for treatment with great reputation of Dr Sulaiman Al Habib Hospital Dubai. When she reached to our hospital MRI study was done and diagnosed as a case of brain tumor. The tumor was in location of brain affecting the speech and movement of the right side of the Body which was diagnosed by Dr Malek.
Successful surgery on brain was done with complete excision of the tumor and exact type of tumor was confirmed by pathology. After surgery patient was neurologically intact with normal brain functions. The patient was so happy to regain speech and functions of the body. She was discharged a few days after surgery and flew back home in 10 days.
Dr Malek suggested diagnosis is most important and immediate treatment is needed in such conditions. To know more about how information about our medical tourism packages or to book and appointment with Dr Malek or contact our medical tourism team.