The absence of part of the brain almost did not affect the life of the 84-year-old man from Northern Ireland. This is reported by the New York Post, citing scientific work , published in the medical journal BMJ Case Reports. The patient went to the hospital with a complaint about frequent falls and a sense of instability, which he had a few months ago. In addition, he talked about weakness in the limbs of the left side of the body. Otherwise, his state of health was good, thinking kept clear, there was no speech or visual impairment. Computed tomography showed that the place of the right frontal lobe of his brain is a large cavity with air, the diameter of which is nine centimeters. With an additional examination on a magnetic resonance tomograph, a large osteoma was found – a benign bone tumor, the development of which, apparently, led to the formation of a cavity. In addition, doctors noticed a violation of the blood supply to the corpus callosum – a plexus of nerve fibers that connect the hemispheres of the brain. Related materials 08:51 – March 22, 2015 The patient was offered an operation, during which the air filled cavity will be cleaned and the tumor removed. The man evaluated the possible consequences and refused surgical intervention. After that, he discharged from the hospital. In 2017 reported , that American doctors found in the brain of a 27-year-old man a giant arachnoid cyst that flattened the right hemisphere of the brain. More hell and strange news in the Telegram channel “Bottom of the bottom” . Subscribe!