Jugular Foramen Tumors
Jugular foramen tumors are rare growths found deep in the base of the skull behind the carotid canal in the temporal bone. The majority of these tumors are benign. If they grow large enough, they can cause paralysis of the cranial nerves. Common symptoms include double vision, numbness in the face and weakness of tongue movements.
Best in Care
The AdventHealth Neuroscience Institute is a state-of-the-art facility for adults and children affected by jugular foramen tumors. We specialize in minimally invasive treatments that identify and remove these tumors with immense accuracy. Located deep within the center of the brain, these tumors are difficult to reach using traditional surgical approaches, but minimally invasive techniques pinpoint affected tissue with millimeter precision. Recovery times are shorter, because no incision is made.