Mother, 39, discovers she has an incurable brain tumour

Mail Online | 10/29/2018 | Peter Lloyd for MailOnline
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A mother suffering from severe headaches claims she was told by a hospital she had a migraine and was sent home with paracetamol.

Isabel Morison, 39, received the devastating news she had an incurable brain tumour just one day later, after returning because of the severe pain.

Music - Teacher - Merseyside - Headaches - Spondylosis

The music teacher, from Merseyside, originally put her headaches down to cervical spondylosis, which affects the joints and discs in the cervical spine.

In December 2017, Mrs Morison started to feel a tingling sensation in her hands which eventually moved to her neck and spine.

Series - Headaches - Bolt - Head

This was followed by a series of headaches which she described as a 'sudden bolt in the head'.

Mrs Morison, who teaches in Crosby, had always been fit and healthy and had even competed in the London and New York marathons.

Headaches - Doctor - List - Specialist - Headaches

She said: 'When the headaches became bad, I went to see a doctor but I was put on a waiting list to see a specialist and gradually the headaches got worse.'

Then one day the pain was so bad she and her mother-in-law went to Southport Hospital where Mrs Morison claims she was told it was a migraine and was sent home with paracetamol.

Day - Pain - Phone - Ambulance

But, the following day the pain was still there and she had to phone an ambulance.

Mrs Morison was taken back to Southport Hospital where she was immediately admitted and over the next few days underwent a series of investigations including CT, MRI scans and a lumbar puncture.

Walton - Neurology - Centre - Tumour - Operation

She was then referred to the Walton Neurology centre, where they confirmed it was most likely to be a primary tumour and scheduled an operation to remove it.

They explained they would make an incision on the right side of her head and replace the bone with metal plates.

Week - March - Husband - Stuart - Birthday

One week later, on March 7 - her husband Stuart's birthday, Mrs Morison had brain surgery. The...
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