Symptoms of basilar invagination may include:
To diagnose basilar invagination, your doctor will begin with a physical exam. You’ll talk about your symptoms, and your doctor may order imaging tests, such as an MRI, CT scan or X-ray.
If you have basilar invagination, your Aurora neurological team will work with you to determine the best treatment options. We are home to the Aurora Neuroscience Innovation Institute (ANII), which brings together dedicated neurosurgeons and advanced technology to offer you the latest surgical and non-surgical treatment options.
If the spinal cord is not being compressed, treatments may include:
If surgery is required, treatment may include: