Specialized care for complex head and neck conditions
Skull base conditions develop at the bottom of the skull, where five bones come together in an intricate area near critical brain structures. These complex diseases are especially challenging to treat in children, whose skulls are smaller and still growing. At the Skull Base Program at Texas Children’s Hospital, our experienced team has the skills to diagnose and treat skull base conditions in children of all ages and sizes. We provide complete care for children with all types of tumors, growths and other skull base diseases, no matter how complex.
Skull base symptoms and conditions we treat
Our multidisciplinary team of doctors, surgeons and other providers work together to identify and treat skull base conditions, from the common to the complex. Our expertise comes from our years of experience in providing care for hundreds of children with all types of skull base diseases.
Most skull base conditions are either cancerous or noncancerous tumors (cells that grow out of control), but they also include other conditions. We treat all types of skull base conditions, including: