Glomus bodies are structures throughout the body that monitor the blood for several chemicals. Rarely they can grow and form a tumor, known as a glomus tumor. Learn the symptoms and treatments for this type of tumor.
Pituitary tumors are tumors that are rooted behind your eyes, inside your head. Learn about the different types of pituitary tumors, including information about their symptoms, diagnostic tests to recognize them, and treatments to manage them.
Meningiomas are non-cancerous (benign) tumors that grow from the covering (membrane) around the brain and spinal cord. They can occur in many different places around the brain. It is common for them to grow near the base of the skull.
The history of skull base surgery dates back to the late 19th century. The evolution of surgical techniques has taken several leaps forward since its early days. The most important surgical breakthroughs occurred as the result of improved instruments.