Pediatric neurosurgery is a subspecialty within neurosurgery with its own board certification. Pediatric neurosurgeons dedicate their career to the treatment of conditions in children and adolescents.
Cysts in the brain are typically congenital (present before birth) and may not produce symptoms unless type, size or location warrants.
Some brain tumors are similar to those in adults, while others are distinct to children.
The condition in which excess cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) builds up within the ventricles of the brain due to a mismatch of CSF production and absorption.
A rare progressive medical condition that causes the internal carotid arteries (carrying blood to the brain) and their branches to become narrowed.
Skull Lesions – Lumps and Bumps
Many lumps and bumps (congenital, from trauma, infection or tumor) only involve the scalp or skin, while others involve the skull itself.