Numerous cerebrum tumors, pituitary tumors, acoustic neuromas, meningioma, and different kinds of tumors influence the skull base. These are known as skull base tumors. The skull base tumors become fundamentally inside the skull however periodically can become outside excessively . They can be essential or auxiliary relying on their place of inception.
Although there is no exact cause of skull base tumor but there are certain risk factors that increase the chance of developing a skull base tumor like:
Skull base tumors can be classified according to their location in the skull base or according to the type of tumor.
Tumor in the anterior compartment of the skull base (anterior cranial fossa), that includes the eye sockets and sinuses:
Tumor in the central compartment of the skull base (middle cranial fossa), that includes the pituitary gland:
The indications of skull base tumors show up gradually and seem just when the tumor develops huge and cause weight on crucial structures in the cerebrum. Indications particularly rely upon the sort, area and size of the tumor. Most basic side effects of skull base tumors and conditions include: