Woman's head 12 days after brain tumour surgery - Stock image

Adult, Adults Only, Gray Hair, Headache, Human Brain

Woman's head 12 days after brain tumour surgery royalty-free stock photo
Only from iStock
Woman's head 12 days after brain tumour surgery royalty-free stock photo

{{ t('more_than_one_credit', { zero: totalCreditCost() }) }}{{ t('one_credit') }}

This video clip is being converted to HD

Once this video clip is done converting, you'll be able to download it from your video conversion queue or download history.

Add licenses



This image is for editorial use only? Editorial use only photos don't have any model or property releases, which means they can't be used for commercial, promotional, advertorial or endorsement purposes. This type of content is intended to be used in connection with events that are newsworthy or of general interest (for example, in a blog, textbook, newspaper or magazine article).
Included with your subscription
Your download will be saved to your Dropbox.
This format requires conversion? This format requires a quick conversion (usually under 5 mins) before download begins, or you can get the largest and smallest formats immediately.
  1. {{size.name=="eps" || size.name=="epsUnavailable" ? teeShirtSizeLocTagMap(size) : t(teeShirtSizeLocTagMap(size))}}
Please contact your administrator.

How would you like to pay?

Not sure what license you need? Learn more >
Download not working? Get it here.To download it locally, get it here.
You've already downloaded this file.

Includes our standard license.
Add an extended license.

Largest size:{{selectedSize.description}}
Stock photo ID:155385507
Upload date:October 31, 2012


A senior woman twelve days after having a craniotomy and surgery to remove a brain tumour. It was a benign meningioma around the pituitary gland, had been growing for some years, and eventually made its presence felt with rapidly deteriorating vision in part of one eye leading to nausea and other unpleasant symptoms. The surgery involved an incision in the hair-line from above the left eyebrow, around the top of the forehead and down to just in front of the right ear. Burr holes were made in the skull and a section of the skull was then sawn out to provide access to the brain. The forehead was peeled back and the brain moved away to allow access to the area around the pituitary gland. The patient was on her feet next morning and made a good recovery apart from post-operative hypopituitarism and loss of senses of taste and smell. Moral - make sure you always have regular eye tests. Had the patient not done so, blindness and death would have resulted!
Incredible stock. Flexible pricing. Buy credits or subscribe today.