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Pediatric Neurosurgery

Bridget

Hemangioblastoma Spine Tumor: Bridget’s Story

After an MRI revealed a large hemangioblastoma tumor on her spinal cord, Bridget and her family came to Johns Hopkins for care. There, a multidisciplinary team assembled to get Bridget back on the soccer field.

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Adelynn

Chiari Malformation: Adelynn's Story

As a baby, Adelynn was diagnosed with a Chiari malformation that was interfering with her ability to eat, sleep and breathe. Her family made the trip from South Carolina to Johns Hopkins.

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Pediatric Brain Tumor: Declan's Story

Five-year-old Declan had an MRI to monitor a growth hormone deficiency. Afterward, his parents got shocking news: The scan showed Declan had a large craniopharyngioma brain tumor. The family found themselves at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, where Declan had brain surgery the next day. Watch neurosurgeon Alan Cohen and the pediatric neurosurgical team discuss how they removed this tumor.

 
Susan

Surgical Approach Saves Teen from Lifetime of Violent Seizures: Ryan's Story

At the age of 3, Ryan began experiencing shaking in his right leg. He was later diagnosed with idiopathic epilepsy that left him bound to a wheelchair. Fortunately, a new diagnosis and treatment plan would eventually leave his wheelchair collecting dust

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Danica

Complex Spinal Reconstruction: Danica's Story

Diagnosed with a chiari malformation and atlas assimilation as a toddler, Danica underwent surgery at a very young age to prevent further damage to her brain and spine. But when the internal support structure broke, it threatened her life.

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