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  • Skull Base Surgery for Parents


    Skull base surgery is done to remove tumors and other growths that appear at the bottom of the skull.

  • Medical Procedures - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Info on surgical procedures and what to expect.

  • Cancer & Tumors - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Learn about different types of cancer and how they are treated.

  • Basilar Invagination for Parents


    Basilar invagination is when the top of the spine pushes up into the base of the skull. It causes pinching and pressing on the brain stem.

  • Craniopharyngioma for Parents


    A craniopharyngioma is a rare type of benign brain tumor. Most people treated for a craniopharyngioma are cured.

  • Spina Bifida for Parents


    Spina bifida is a birth defect that involves the incomplete development of the spinal cord or its coverings. It's usually detected before a baby is born and treated right away.

  • Doctors & Hospitals - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Doctor and hospital visits, tests, surgery, insurance paperwork, and medicines: let us help you take some confusion out of the process.

  • Brain Tumors for Parents


    Brain tumors are the second most common group of childhood cancers. Treatment requires a very specialized plan involving a team of medical specialists.

  • Diseases & Conditions - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Looking for information about a chronic childhood condition or disease? Read about asthma, allergies, cancer, diabetes, heart murmurs, sleep disorders, and much more.