Teen's life is saved after brain tumour went unnoticed

Teen's life is saved after brain tumour went unnoticed
 

A teenage girl who had complained of migraines for six years had her life saved after a routine eye test revealed she had a deadly brain tumour.
Lauren Whittington, 17, had been experiencing severe headaches since the age of 11 but medical professionals had not noticed the tumour.
Lauren was shocked when her optician spotted an abnormality behind her eyes during a routine test at Specsavers on June 9 this year.
The sixth form student was referred directly to A&E at Northampton General Hospital where, after an ultrasound, doctors confirmed something was causing the build-up .
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6 October 2016 in Regional East, Views: 28
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