Weird and Unusual Symptoms
Bet you didn't know that severe and intense pruritus of the nostrils, known as Wartenberg's symptom, is an uncommon but characteristic symptom of a brain tumor.
Etiologies include astrocytoma, glioblastoma, oligodendroglioma, medulloblastoma, and metastatic tumors.
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2. Mark Marinella, Pocket Brain of 50 Unusual Symptoms. Blackwell Publishing