Skull Base Tumor / Olfactory Groove Meningioma
Sharon Byrnes was diagnosed with Olfactory Groove Meningioma. Facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Kofi Boahene worked with neurosurgeon Dr. Alfredo Quinones on an innovative procedure to remove a skull base meningioma tumor through her eyelid.
The Johns Hopkins Skull Base Tumor Center takes a multidisciplinary approach to your care, with collaborative input from a team of neurosurgeons, otolaryngologists, radiation oncologists, ophthalmologists and medical oncologists to determine the best treatment plan for patients.
Skull base surgery may be done to remove both benign and cancerous growths, and abnormalities on the underside of the brain, the skull base, or the top few vertebrae of the spinal column.