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Neurosurgery Terms in MyChart

Please refer to the tables below to find the neurosurgery term to choose when scheduling appointments in MyChart.

TERM YOU MAY HAVE HEARD CHOOSE THIS IN MYCHART:
Abnormal head shape Abnormal head shape or size
Abnormal spine bones Spinal deformity
Abnormal tone Cerebral palsy
Abnormal vascular stain Tethered cord
Abnormal vertebra Spinal deformity
Aneurysm Aneurysm
Arachnoid cyst Arachnoid Cyst
Arachnoid cyst shunt Hydrocephalus
Arnold Chiari malformation Chiari malformation
Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) Arteriovenous malformation (AVM)
Big head size Abnormal head shape or size
Brachial plexopathy Peripheral nerve injury
Brachial plexus injury Brachial plexus injury
Brachycephaly Abnormal head shape or size
Brain blood vessel problem Brain blood vessel problem
Brain cyst Brain cyst
Brain infection Brain abscess / infection
Brain injury Head trauma
Brain pus Brain abscess / infection
Brain vascular abnormality Brain vascular abnormality
Caudal regression Tethered cord
Cavernoma Brain vascular abnormality
Cerebellar tonsils Chiari malformation
Cerebral palsy Cerebral palsy
Chiari Chiari malformation
Chiari malformation Chiari malformation
Closed head injury Closed head injury
Coccygeal dimple Tethered cord
Concussion Head trauma
Congenital vertebral anomaly Spinal deformity
Congenital vertebral anomaly Tethered cord
Craniosynostosis Craniosynostosis
Cut nerve Peripheral nerve injury
Cyst-peritoneal shunt Hydrocephalus
Cyst-pleural shunt Hydrocephalus
TERM YOU MAY HAVE HEARD CHOOSE THIS IN MYCHART:
Dermal sinus tract Tethered cord
Dermoid Dermoid
Dimple Tethered cord
Dystonia Cerebral palsy
EG Skull or Scalp Lesions
Eosinophilic granuloma Skull or Scalp Lesions
Erb palsy Peripheral nerve injury
Extremity nerve injury Peripheral nerve injury
Fatty filum Tethered cord
Fibrous dysplasia Fibrous dysplasia
Filum Tethered cord
Flat head Abnormal head shape or size
Fluid in the spinal cord Chiari malformation
Head banging Headaches
Head deformity Head Deformity
Head injury Head trauma
Head lesion Skull or Scalp Lesions
Head pain Headaches
Head trauma Head trauma
Headaches Headaches
Hemivertebrae Spinal deformity
Hirsutism (abnormal hair) Tethered cord
Hydrocephalus Hydrocephalus
Hydrocephaly Hydrocephalus
Hydromyelia Chiari malformation
Klippel-Feil syndrome Spinal deformity
Klumpke palsy Peripheral nerve injury
Lipoma Tethered cord
Lipomyelomeningocele Tethered cord
Low lying conus Tethered cord
Low lying cord Tethered cord
Macrocephaly Abnormal head shape or size
McCune-Albright syndrome Skull-base lesion/tumor
Median nerve palsy Peripheral nerve injury
Meningocele manque Tethered cord
TERM YOU MAY HAVE HEARD CHOOSE THIS IN MYCHART:
Microcephaly Abnormal head shape or size
Migraine Headaches
Movement disorder Cerebral palsy
Moya moya Brain vascular abnormality
Myelocystocele Tethered cord
Naso-pharyngeal carcinoma Skull-base lesion/tumor
Naso-pharyngeal tumor Skull-base lesion/tumor
Nerve stretch Peripheral nerve injury
Neuropathy Peripheral nerve injury
Neuropraxia Peripheral nerve injury
Occcult spinal dysraphism Tethered cord
Peripheral nerve Peripheral nerve injury
Peripheral neuropathy Peripheral nerve injury
Pineal cyst Pineal cyst
Pit Tethered cord
Pituitary cyst Pituitary cyst
Pituitary tumor Pituitary tumor
Plagiocephaly plagiocephaly
Reservoir Hydrocephalus
Rib hump Spinal deformity
Sacral dimple Sacral dimple
Scalp lesion Skull or Scalp Lesions
Scaphocephaly Abnormal head shape or size
Scoliosis Scoliosis
Segmentation anomaly Spinal deformity
Seizure disorder Seizure disorder
Seizures Epilepsy
Severed nerve Peripheral nerve injury
Shoulder dystocia Peripheral nerve injury
Shunt Hydrocephalus
Skin abnormality Tethered cord
Skin tag Tethered cord
Skull base tumor Skull-base lesion/tumor
Skull bump Skull or Scalp Lesions
Skull lesion Skull or Scalp Lesions
TERM YOU MAY HAVE HEARD CHOOSE THIS IN MYCHART:
Skull-based lesion Skull-base lesion/tumor
Small head size Abnormal head shape or size
Spastic gait Cerebral palsy
Spasticity Cerebral palsy
Sphenoid tumor Skull-base lesion/tumor
Spina bifida Tethered cord
Spina bifida occulta Tethered cord
Spinal cord compression Spinal cord compression
Spinal curvature Spinal deformity
Spinal deformity Spinal deformity
Spinal hemangioma Tethered cord
Spinal instability Spinal instability
Spondylolisthesis Spinal deformity
Subgaleal shunt Hydrocephalus
Synostosis Abnormal head shape or size
Syringohydromyelia Chiari malformation
Syringomyelia Syringomyelia
Syrinx Chiari malformation
Tethered cord Tethered cord
Tonsillar ectopia Chiari malformation
Ulnar nerve palsy Peripheral nerve injury
Uneven head shape Abnormal head shape or size
VA shunt Hydrocephalus
VACTERL Tethered cord
VATER’s syndrome Tethered cord
Ventricular shunt Hydrocephalus
Vertebral segmentation anomaly Tethered cord
V-gallbladder shunt Hydrocephalus
VP shunt Hydrocephalus
VP Shunt (Ventriculoperitoneal) shunt VP Shunt (Ventriculoperitoneal) shunt
V-pleural shunt Hydrocephalus
Water on the brain Hydrocephalus
Weird shaped head Abnormal head shape or size