Surgery: A temporal lobectomy, an operation usually removes only the abnormal part of the temporal lobe. In about 70% patients, temporal lobectomy is successful, with low complication rates. Side effects of temporal lobectomy are loss of memory, and emotional change, visual disturbances related with the removal of brain tissue.What is the temporal lobe responsible for?
The temporal lobes are responsible for complex things like perceiving audio, producing speech, managing memories and organizing sensory input. The various structures found within the temporal lobes enable this, such as the amygdala, the hippocampus, and other parts of the limbic system.What are the symptoms of a frontal lobe tumor?
Symptoms usually develop over time and their characteristics depend on the location and size of the tumor. A brain tumor in the frontal lobe may cause the following: Behavioral and emotional changes. Impaired judgment. Impaired sense of smell. Memory loss. Paralysis on one side of the body (hemiplegia)