Related Conditions and Treatments
Angiofibroma is a relatively rare tumor that grows in the back of the nasal cavity. It occurs almost exclusively in adolescent boys.
Arachnoid cysts are sacs filled with spinal fluid that grow in between the brain or spinal cord and the arachnoid membrane that covers them.
Arteriovenous Malformations (AVMs)
Learn more about Arteriovenous Malformations (AVMs) symptoms and treatments. AVM tissues removed after treatment are being studied by our researchers.
Branchial Cleft Cyst
Branchial cleft cysts and sinus tracts are a mass of abnormally formed tissues within the head and neck.
A cervical teratoma is a very rare congenital tumor in the neck.
Chiari malformation is an abnormality in the back of the head where the brain and spinal cord meet.
Chondromas are benign (not cancerous) tumors made of cartilage that are found mostly in the small bones of the hand and feet.
Chondrosarcoma is a cancerous tumor that typically develops in the cartilage that coats the ends of bones and forms joints.
Craniopharyngioma is a childhood brain tumor.
Desmoid tumors are thought to develop from the fibrous tissue that forms tendons and ligaments.
Ewing sarcoma is a kind of cancer that grows in bones or soft tissues.
A fibrosarcoma is a malignant (cancerous) tumor that originates in the connective fibrous tissue found at the ends of bones of the arm or legs, and then spreads to other surrounding soft tissues.
Fibrous dysplasia is a developmental abnormality that results in abnormal growth, pain, and deformity of the affected bones.
Giant Cell Tumor
A giant cell tumor is a benign solitary tumor that usually grows in the ends of long bones, and contains unusually large cells.
A hamartoma is an abnormal growth that's made up of the same tissue from which it grows.
Hemangiopericytoma is a rare tumor that grows in the body’s soft tissue, which includes fat, muscles, tendons, nerves, blood vessels and other fibrous tissue.
A lymphatic malformation is a sponge-like collection of abnormal growths that contain clear fluid.
Neck Masses (Cysts and Sinuses of the Head and Neck)
Neck masses are rarely cancerous. The majority are benign enlarged lymph nodes caused by infection or inflammation.
Learn more about Neck Masses (Cysts and Sinuses of the Head and Neck)
Neuroblastoma is a cancerous tumor that begins in nerve tissue of young children.
Odontogenic tumors are any kind of abnormal growth in and around the jaw and teeth; many of these tumors are considered to be benign.
In stereotactic radiosurgery, a neurosurgeon focuses beams of high-energy radiation on a child's tumor or malformation while leaving the nearby tissues unaffected.
Rhabdomyosarcoma is a cancerous tumor that grows in the body's soft tissues.
A teratoma is a congenital (present prior to birth) tumor formed by different types of tissue.
Thyroglossal Duct Cyst
A thyroglossal duct cyst is a mass or lump in the front part of neck that is filled with fluid.