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Head and neck cancers - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/head-and-neck-cancers/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354174

Sep 26th, 2019 - Head and neck cancer care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic experts offer compassionate, comprehensive care to those with head and neck cancers, including those with: Skull base tumors Pituitary tumors Esthesioneuroblastoma Nasopharyngeal cancer Nasal cavity cancer Paranasal sinus cancer Floor of mouth cancer Lip cancer Mouth cancer Salivary gland cancer Tongue cancer Soft palate cancer Tonsil cancer ...

Nasal and paranasal tumors - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/nasal-paranasal-tumors/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354139

Sep 18th, 2019 - Nasal and paranasal tumors care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic doctors provide expert, personalized care to those with nasal and paranasal tumors, including those with: Ameloblastoma Angiofibroma Chordoma Esthesioneuroblastoma Inverting papilloma Nasal and paranasal sinus carcinoma, including squamous cell carcinoma, adenocarcinoma, adenoid cystic carcinoma, mucoepidermoid carcinoma and chondrosarc...

Chiari malformation - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chiari-malformation/symptoms-causes/syc-20354010

Sep 11th, 2019 - Overview Chiari malformation Chiari malformation In Chiari malformation surgery, doctors remove a small section of bone at the back of your skull to make room for part of your brain (cerebellum) and relieve pressure on your brainstem, cerebellum and spinal cord. Chiari malformation (kee-AH-ree mal-for-MAY-shun) is a condition in which brain tissue extends into your spinal canal. It occurs when ...

Chiari malformation - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chiari-malformation/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354017

Sep 11th, 2019 - Chiari malformation care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists), brain and nervous system surgery (neurosurgeons), and brain and nervous system conditions in children (pediatric neurologists and pediatric neurosurgeons) work together with other specialists to diagnose Chiari malformation and determine the most ...

Chiari malformation - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chiari-malformation/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354015

Sep 11th, 2019 - Diagnosis To diagnose your condition, your doctor will review your medical history and symptoms and conduct a physical examination. Your doctor will also order imaging tests to diagnose your condition and determine its cause. Tests may include: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). An MRI is often used to diagnose Chiari malformation. An MRI uses powerful radio waves and magnets to create a detaile...

Hydrocephalus - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hydrocephalus/symptoms-causes/syc-20373604

Jul 25th, 2019 - Overview Hydrocephalus is the buildup of fluid in the cavities (ventricles) deep within the brain. The excess fluid increases the size of the ventricles and puts pressure on the brain. Cerebrospinal fluid normally flows through the ventricles and bathes the brain and spinal column. But the pressure of too much cerebrospinal fluid associated with hydrocephalus can damage brain tissues and cause ...

Hydrocephalus - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hydrocephalus/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20373615

Jul 25th, 2019 - Hydrocephalus care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists) and brain and nervous system surgery (neurosurgeons) have experience in treating hydrocephalus and related conditions. Doctors trained in treating children who have brain and nervous system conditions (pediatric neurologists) treat children who have hyd...

Hydrocephalus - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hydrocephalus/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20373609

Jul 25th, 2019 - Diagnosis A diagnosis of hydrocephalus is usually based on: Your answers to the doctor's questions about signs and symptoms A general physical A neurological exam Brain imaging tests Neurological exam The type of neurological exam will depend on a person's age. The neurologist may ask questions and conduct relatively simple tests in the office to judge muscle condition, movement, well-being and...

Frontal lobe seizures - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/frontal-lobe-seizures/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353962

Jun 24th, 2019 - Diagnosis Frontal lobe epilepsy can be difficult to diagnose because its symptoms can be mistaken for psychiatric problems or sleep disorders, such as night terrors. It's also possible that some seizure effects found in the frontal lobe might be the result of seizures that begin in other parts of the brain. Your doctor will review your symptoms and medical history and give you a physical exam. ...

Spinal arteriovenous malformation (AVM) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/spinal-arteriovenous-malformation/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355618

May 16th, 2019 - Diagnosis Spinal AVM consultation at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic's AVM care team has the experience and knowledge to make accurate diagnoses and recommend the best treatment plan for you. Spinal arteriovenous malformations can be difficult to diagnose because signs and symptoms are similar to those of other spinal conditions, such as spinal dural arteriovenous fistula, spinal stenosis, multiple scl...

Choroid plexus carcinoma - Overview - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/choroid-plexus-carcinoma/cdc-20352982

Apr 26th, 2019 - Choroid plexus carcinoma A choroid plexus carcinoma is a rare cancerous (malignant) brain tumor that occurs mainly in children. A choroid plexus carcinoma begins near the brain tissue that secretes cerebrospinal fluid. A noncancerous tumor of this area is called a choroid plexus papilloma. As the tumor grows, it can affect the function of nearby structures in the brain, causing excess fluid in ...

Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hht/symptoms-causes/syc-20351135

Apr 23rd, 2019 - Overview Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (tuh-lan-jee-uk-TAY-zhuh) is an inherited disorder that causes abnormal connections, called arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), to develop between arteries and veins. The most common locations affected are the nose, lungs, brain and liver. These AVMs may enlarge over time and can bleed or rupture, sometimes causing catastrophic complications. Spont...

Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hht/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351136

Apr 23rd, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor may diagnose HHT based on a physical examination, results of imaging tests and a family history. But some symptoms may not yet be apparent in children or young adults. Your doctor also may suggest you undergo genetic testing for HHT, which may confirm a suspected diagnosis. Imaging tests In HHT, abnormal connections called arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) develop between...

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH)
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Aug 26th, 2018 - Spaces in the brain, called ventricles, where excess cerebrospinal fluid can build up, causing NPH. What is normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH)? Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is a condition that is caused by an abnormal build up of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the ventricles (cavities or spaces) of the brain. Cerebrospinal fluid is a clear liquid that circulates around the brain and spina...

Autonomic neuropathy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/autonomic-neuropathy/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20369836

Jun 18th, 2018 - Diagnosis Autonomic neuropathy is a possible complication of a number of diseases, and the tests you'll need depend on your symptoms and risk factors for autonomic neuropathy. When you have known risk factors for autonomic neuropathy If you have conditions that increase your risk of autonomic neuropathy, such as diabetes, and have symptoms of the condition, your doctor will perform a physical e...

Autonomic neuropathy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/autonomic-neuropathy/symptoms-causes/syc-20369829

Jun 18th, 2018 - Overview Autonomic neuropathy occurs when the nerves that control involuntary bodily functions are damaged. It can affect blood pressure, temperature control, digestion, bladder function and even sexual function. The nerve damage interferes with the messages sent between the brain and other organs and areas of the autonomic nervous system, such as the heart, blood vessels and sweat glands. Whil...

Vertebral tumor - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/vertebral-tumor/symptoms-causes/syc-20350123

May 15th, 2018 - Overview Spinal tumor consultation Nervous system Nervous system The spinal cord is housed within a hollow chamber within the vertebrae (spinal canal). It extends from the base of the skull to the lower back. A vertebral tumor is a type of spinal tumor affecting the bones or vertebrae of the spine. Spinal tumors that begin within the spinal cord or the covering of the spinal cord (dura) are cal...

Chordoma - Overview - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chordoma/cdc-20355401

Dec 27th, 2017 - Chordoma A chordoma is a rare cancerous (malignant) primary bone tumor that usually occurs along the spine or where the skull sits atop the spine (skull base). This type of tumor most often occurs at the skull base, spine or bottom of the spine (sacrum). It forms from small remnants of a coil of cells in the embryo that develops into the disks of the spinal column. A chordoma is found in men tw...

Spinal cord tumor - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/spinal-cord-tumor/symptoms-causes/syc-20350103

Dec 27th, 2017 - Overview Spinal cord tumor Spinal cord tumor Intramedullary tumors are growths that develop in the supporting (glial) cells within the spinal cord. A spinal tumor is a growth that develops within your spinal canal or within the bones of your spine. A spinal cord tumor, also called an intradural tumor, is a spinal tumor that that begins within the spinal cord or the covering of the spinal cord (...

Intracranial venous malformations - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/intracranial-venous-malformations/symptoms-causes/syc-20353336

Aug 8th, 2017 - Overview Intracranial venous malformations are abnormally enlarged veins in your brain. These enlargements aren't likely to cause symptoms or affect how the veins work. Intracranial venous malformations might remain undetected or be found incidentally when you have a brain-imaging test for another condition. Most often, this condition doesn't require treatment. By Mayo Clinic Staff Intracranial...