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Arachnoid cysts are fluid-filled collections between the brain or spinal cord and the arachnoid membrane, one of three membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. The cysts contain normal spinal
Today, more than 50 percent of all children diagnosed with a pediatric brain tumor will be cured of the disease. Tumors are masses of abnormal cells that can appear in all parts of the body and grow
At Boston Children’s Hospital, we have already helped many infants, children and adolescents who have been diagnosed with a Chiari malformation, an abnormality in the meeting of the brain and the
What is an encephalocele? An encephalocele is a rare birth defect in which the tissue covering the brain, and a portion of the brain itself, protrude through openings in the skull. It may be
Just a few decades ago, children with hydrocephalus—the buildup of excess fluid in the brain—faced only one possible course of treatment: the use of a device called a shunt to drain the excess fluid.
Between 1,400 and 2,000 babies are born with spina bifida in the U.S. each year—but not all of these children have the same needs. Our Spina Bifida Center develops treatment plans customized to meet
The good news is that tethered cord is a treatable condition, especially when diagnosed and treated early in the child's life. While surgery might not be able to restore neurological function that has
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”