An infection of the inner ear that causes a delicate structure known as the labyrinth to become inflamed, and which affects your hearing and balance.
A type of tumour that can affect the brain and that develops from cells in the part of the brain known as the cerebellum.
A procedure performed to extract cerebrospinal fluid – either to reduce pressure around the spinal cord and brain, or to take a sample of the fluid for analysis – and that involves inserting a hollow needle into the subarachnoid space in the region of the lower back.
(also known as systemic lupus erythematosus or SLE)
An inflammatory condition that affects the connective tissue in joints, skin, the nervous system, and other organs.
A bacterial infection that is spread to humans by infected ticks, that can cause fever, headache, fatigue and a characteristic skin rash called erythema migrans.
A type of tumour that can occur in the brain and spine and develops from cells of the lymphatic system (a part of the immune system.)