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How do you get hallucinations from a brain tumor?

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Depending on where it is, a brain tumor can cause different types of hallucinations. If it's in an area that has to do with vision, you may see things that aren't real. You might also see spots or shapes of light.

Tumors in some parts of the brain can cause hallucinations of smell and taste.

From: Hallucinations WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Teeple, R.  , 2009. The Primary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry

Ali, S.  , November 2011. Current Psychiatry

National Institute of Mental Health: "Schizophrenia."

Alzheimer's Association: "Hallucinations and Alzheimer's."

Capampangan, D.  , October 2010. Annals of Emergency Medicine

Kathirvel, N.  , January/February 2013. Progress in Neurology and Psychiatry

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on July 13, 2019

SOURCES:

Teeple, R.  , 2009. The Primary Care Companion to the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry

Ali, S.  , November 2011. Current Psychiatry

National Institute of Mental Health: "Schizophrenia."

Alzheimer's Association: "Hallucinations and Alzheimer's."

Capampangan, D.  , October 2010. Annals of Emergency Medicine

Kathirvel, N.  , January/February 2013. Progress in Neurology and Psychiatry

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on July 13, 2019

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