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any tumor derived from cells of the nervous system

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Staged stereotactic irradiation for acoustic neuroma. Neurosurgery 2005;56:1254-61.
The aim of this report is to point to the fact of increased sensitivity of auditory system in the case of patients with acoustic neuroma.
(b) Contrast showing an enhancing lesion in the internal auditory meatus involving the 7th-8th nerve complex most likely acoustic neuroma (red circle).
This correlates well with the study by Cosnard G et al 1992[7] who reported that acoustic neuromas represent 75% of all tumours of the cerebellopontine angle.
Preservation of facial, cochlear, and other nerve functions in acoustic neuroma treatment.
Compared with men in manual roles, professional and managerial roles (intermediate and high non-manual jobs) were associated with a 20% heightened risk of glioma and a 50% heightened risk of acoustic neuroma.
I started a Facebook album introducing him - a 3.2 centimetre benign acoustic neuroma, on the left side of my brain.
The presence of hearing loss can be an ominous warning sign for acoustic neuroma, although it may also be caused by Meniere's disease.
The 22-year-old was diagnosed with acoustic neuroma in January and will be unavailable for the coming months.
Introduction: Acoustic neuroma is the most frequent benign tumour at cerebellopontine angle.
Their topics include the surgical anatomy of the cerebellopontine angle, nerve monitoring for cerebellopontine angle surgery, vestibular neurotomy by minimally invasive retrosigmoid approach, hearing preservation surgery for acoustic neuroma, and auditory brainstem implants.