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Astrocytomas Symptoms and Causes

Astrocytomas are the most common type of brain tumor. The tumor arises from star-shaped glial cells called astrocytes. In adults, astrocytomas most often arise in the cerebrum. Astrocytomas symptoms include: increased intracranial pressure, headache and vomiting, problems with walking and coordination, as well as double vision.