In the brain, the cerebellum is the section that controls balance. Chiari malformations occur when parts of the cerebellum protrude into the spinal canal...


Brain stem glioma is a type of tumor that involves the central nervous system?"the brain and spinal cord. Brain stem gliomas begin when healthy brain cells change, growing uncontrollably and forming a tumor...


What are Chiari malformations (CMs)? They are structural differences in the part of the brain that controls balance ?" the cerebellum. Normally the cerebellum and parts of the brain stem sit in an indented space at the lower rear of the skull, above the foramen magnum (a funnel-like opening to the spinal canal)...


Hydrocephalus is a condition that is caused by an increase of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). The center of your brain has cavities, called ventricles that are filled with CSF...


Spinal tumors are growths of cells in or surrounding the spinal cord. Tumors that start in spinal tissue are called primary spinal tumors. Secondary spinal tumors spread to the spine from some other place in the body, including the breast, prostate or lung...