A mild cerebellar tonsillar ectopia is the result of the cerebellar tonsils slightly extending through the base of the skull, as stated by the Dallas Neurosurgical and Spine Department of the Presbyterian Hospital of Dal... More »

Cerebellar tonsillar ectopia (CTE) is a downward displacement of the lower portion of the cerebellum (called tonsils) in the brain, according to upright-health.com. These tonsils go downward into the hole at the base of ... More »

Low-lying cerebellar tonsils that are not accompanied by other congenital brain malformations are classified as Chiari I malformations, as reported by UCLA Health. This malformation is a congenital disease and happens wh... More »

A knot at the base of the skull may be caused by an awkward workspace, poor working posture or falling asleep in an uncomfortable place, according to Cleveland Clinic. Mental stress may also cause muscle tension that man... More »

The Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas is an 866-bed facility located just north of downtown Dallas. It offers a broad range of advanced services that include hybrid operating rooms with advanced imaging device... More »

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An enlarged bladder typically occurs as a result of blockage at the base of the bladder, says MedlinePlus. Symptoms of blockage include abdominal pain, frequent urination, inability to urinate, pain during urination, pro... More »

Cerebellar atrophy or degeneration is the condition that results when neurons in the cerebellum deteriorate and die, according to National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. The cerebellum is the area of the... More »