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Baylor All Saints Skull Base Disease Center 

Multidisciplinary Treatment For Skull Base Disease 

The Skull Base Center is one of the few centers in Texas specifically designed to treat skull-based diseases. This comprehensive program brings together a multidisciplinary team of sub-specialized physicians on the medical staff of Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Fort Worth and Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas to provide quality care for patients with skull base diseases.

Diseases of the skull base include benign and malignant tumors, vascular processes (i.e. cerebral aneurysms), rheumatological diseases, pain syndromes and congenital disorders involving the head and neck, sinuses, inner ear, orbits, pituitary gland, upper cervical spine, occipital-cervical junction and meninges, cranial nerves and vessels at the skull base.

Treatment for tumors of the skull base may involve surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy or a combination of therapies. Surgeons on the medical staff use both open and minimally invasive diagnostic and surgical approaches, as well as radiation therapy, as appropriate.

The Skull Base Center Has Physicians and Professionals in:

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neuroradiology
  • Neuro-Otology
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Orbital Surgery
  • Radiosurgery
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
  • Neurology
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Neuro-Oncology
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

For more information on the Skull Base Center, call 1.800.4BAYLOR.

Skull Base Disease

Lesions and diseases of the skull base come in two forms: extracranial and intracranial.

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Skull Base Diagnosis

Tumors of the skull base can occur within various anatomic sites. There are several common types of skull base tumors.

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Treating Skull Base Tumors

The Baylor All Saints Skull Base Disease Center has a highly trained staff, offering many treatment options for skull base disease.

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