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A lesionectomy is an operation to remove a lesion -- an area that's damaged or doesn't work well -- in the brain. Brain lesions include tumors, scars from a head injury or infection, abnormal blood vessels, and hematomas (a swollen area filled with blood).

From: Epilepsy and Lesionectomy WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on July 07, 2018

SOURCE: Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on July 07, 2018

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