Trigeminal neuralgia

Trigeminal neuralgia is a condition affecting the trigeminal nerve, located in the central nervous system. This long-term disorder causes intense episodic pain in the areas of the face, along the pathway of any of the three branches of the trigeminal … Continued

What is a stereotactic biopsy?

Biopsy is a technique that makes it possible to obtain a tissue sample for analysis so as to achieve a correct diagnosis. In the case of a stereotactic biopsy, a small hole is made in the skull to obtain brain … Continued

What are the most common causes of brain abscesses?

  During the course of our lives we are subject to many different threats, among them, viral or infectious diseases. Infections can develop anywhere in our body, including our brain. The most common types of brain infections are known as … Continued

Main symptoms of brain tumors

The nervous system is composed of three fundamental elements: the brain, the spinal cord and peripheral nerves. The first of these elements has a complex structure, which has three distinct parts. These are the cerebral hemispheres, located at the top … Continued

The human nervous system

In this post we will focus on one of the main parts of our body: the nervous system, which consists of the structures that oversee the proper functioning of our body. It is formed by three main parts: central nervous … Continued