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Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

Pseudotumor cerebri is a disorder related to high pressure in the brain. It causes signs and symptoms of a brain tumor. It is also called intracranial hypertension.

Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

Pseudotumor cerebri is a disorder related to high pressure in the brain. It causes signs and symptoms of a brain tumor. It is also called intracranial hypertension.

Increased Intracranial Pressure (ICP)

A brain injury or some other health problem can cause growing pressure inside your skull. This dangerous condition is called increased intracranial pressure (ICP). It can lead to a headache. It can also further injure your brain or ...

Intraventricular Hemorrhage in Babies

Intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) is bleeding inside or around the ventricles in the brain. The ventricles are the spaces in the brain that contain the cerebral spinal fluid.

Lambert-Eaton Syndrome

Lambert-Eaton syndrome is an autoimmune disorder affecting the areas where nerves and muscles connect. It causes weak muscles, trouble walking, and other symptoms.

Lambert-Eaton Syndrome

Lambert-Eaton syndrome is an autoimmune disorder affecting the areas where nerves and muscles connect. It causes weak muscles, trouble walking, and other symptoms.

Lumbar Disk Disease (Herniated Disk)

Lumbar disk disease occurs when the spongy disks between the vertebrae bulge out or rupture.

Lumbar Puncture

A lumbar puncture (LP) or spinal tap may be done to diagnose or treat a condition.

McArdle Disease

McArdle disease is a rare muscle disorder. In McArdle disease, the muscle cells can’t effectively store energy. Read on to learn more.

Meningioma

A meningioma is a tumor that grows in the meninges, the layers of tissues that cover the brain and spinal cord.

Meningitis

Meningitis is inflammation of the membranes that surround the brain. Meningitis can be caused by either a virus or bacteria. Bacterial meningitis may be life-threatening.

Meningitis in Children

Meningitis is most often caused by a bacterial or viral infection that moves into the cerebral spinal fluid (CSF).

Meningitis in Children

Meningitis is most often caused by a bacterial or viral infection that moves into the cerebral spinal fluid (CSF).

Migraine Headaches

This often severe, throbbing type of headache is different from other types of headaches in that symptoms other than pain occur with the headache. Nausea and vomiting, lightheadedness, sensitivity to light (photophobia), and other visual...

Minimally Invasive Lumbar Discectomy

Lumbar diskectomy is a type of surgery to fix a disk in the lower back. This surgery uses smaller cuts (incisions) than an open lumbar diskectomy.

Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusion

Spinal fusion is a surgical procedure to join 2 or more bones of your spine together permanently. A minimally invasive spinal fusion uses a smaller cut (incision) than a traditional spinal fusion surgery.

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Multiple sclerosis is a disease in which the fatty tissue that surrounds the nerves is destroyed. When this happens, the nerves are unable to conduct electrical impulses to and from the brain. It causes muscle weakness, impaired ...

Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Multiple sclerosis is a disease in which the fatty tissue that surrounds the nerves is destroyed. When this happens, the nerves are unable to conduct electrical impulses to and from the brain. It causes muscle weakness, impaired ...

Multiple Sclerosis and Pregnancy

Multiple sclerosis is a central nervous system disorder. Pregnancy does not appear to speed up MS or worsen its effects.

Myasthenia Gravis

Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune disorder in which antibodies destroy neuromuscular connections. This causes problems with communication between nerves and muscle, resulting in weakness of the skeletal muscles. Myasthenia gravis...

Myelogram

A myelogram is a diagnostic imaging test generally done by a radiologist. It uses a contrast dye and X-rays or computed tomography (CT) to look for problems in the spinal canal. Problems can develop in the spinal cord, nerve roots, and ...

Nerve Conduction Velocity

A nerve conduction velocity test measures how fast electrical impulses move through your nerves. The test is used to identify nerve damage.

Neuroblastoma

Neuroblastoma is a cancerous tumor. It grows in nerve tissue of babies and young children. The cancer cells grow in young nerve cells of a baby growing in the womb. These cells are called neuroblasts. It’s is the most common cancer in ...

Neurocutaneous Syndromes in Children

Neurocutaneous syndromes are disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord, organs, skin, and bones. The diseases are lifelong conditions that can cause tumors to grow in these areas. They can also cause other problems such as hearing ...

Neuromyelitis Optica

Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is a rare autoimmune disease that affects the central nervous system.

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Normal pressure hydrocephalus is excess cerebrospinal fluid buildup in the brain ventricles. It may develop from infection, bleeding, injury, or surgery.

Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy (OPMD)

Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy (OPMD) is a rare genetic condition. It causes weakness in the muscles around the upper eyelids and part of the throat called the pharynx. The condition may harm vision and cause problems swallowing and ...

Parkinson Disease

Parkinson disease is a motor system disorder that causes trembling, stiffness and trouble moving.

Parkinson Disease and Dementia

Parkinson disease is a movement disorder that can cause muscles to tighten and become rigid. It can make it hard to walk and engage in daily activities.

Periodic Paralysis

Periodic paralysis (PP) is a rare genetic disorder. It causes sudden attacks of short-term muscle weakness, stiffness, or paralysis. These attacks may affect the whole body or just one or two limbs.

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