Related Conditions

Arteriovenous malformation (AVM)

Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is a congenital defect in which arteries and veins are tangled and not connected by capillaries. The lack of...

Brain Tumor

Your body is constantly growing new cells to replace older ones. A tumor occurs when cells begin to grow abnormally and without control.

Pituitary Tumors

A pituitary tumor is an abnormal growth in the pituitary gland - a small gland in the brain.

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

A subarachnoid hemorrhage means that there is bleeding in the space that surrounds the brain; most often, it occurs when a weak area in a blood vessel (aneurysm) on the surface of the brain bursts and leaks. Increasing pressure on the brain can cause brain cell damage, life-long complications and disabilities.

Trigeminal Neuralgia

Trigeminal neuralgia is pain caused by irritation of the trigeminal nerve on your face. Symptoms include sudden, sharp pain in your head or face (it may feel like an electric shock) and may last for several seconds or minutes. It usually happens on only one side of your face.

Spinal tumor

Spinal tumors are growths that develop on the bones and ligaments of the spine, on the spinal cord, or on nerve roots. These tumors can be noncancerous (benign) or cancerous (malignant).