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any tumor derived from cells of the nervous system

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KEYWORDS: Complications, acoustic neuroma, vestibular schwannoma, microsurgery, middle cranial fossa approach
Most of those epidermoids cases were below 40 years and those of acoustic neuroma and meningioma were above 40 years.
1,6,7 Even though surgery presents both instancy and low rates of recurrence, the potential morbidity of surgical resection of acoustic neuromas (ANs) can be meaningful.
TABLE 1 Types of dizziness and potential causes (3) Presyncope * Dysrhythmia * Vasovagal syncope * Orthostatic hypotension * Hypoglycemia * Hypoxia * Hyperventilation Vertigo * Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo * Labyrinthitis * Vestibular migraine * Meniere's disease * Genetic causes * Acoustic neuroma * Age-related vestibular loss * Cerebellar infarction * Tullio phenomenon * Obstructive sleep apnea * Systemic sclerosis * Diabetes Disequilibrium Atypical ("light-headedness") * Panic attack * Early hyperventilation * Toxin exposure (eg, diphenylarsinic acid, pregabalin, paint thinner) TABLE 2 HINTS: Is the cause of the patient's vertigo central or peripheral?
This cross sectional study was performed in Department of Diagnostic Radiology Lahore General Hospital Lahore from 14 07 2012 to 14 07 2013 on a patient sample of 55 with a 10% margin of error 95% confidence level taking sensitivity and specificity of magnetic resonance imaging 94% and 98% respectively and percentage of acoustic neuroma 41%.
Four years ago, my mother had a tumor, an acoustic neuroma.
A report released by the World Health Organization and its affiliated International Agency for Research on Cancere said a panel of international experts found "limited" evidence that radio-frequency energy from wireless phones could increase the risk for glioma and acoustic neuroma.
The study using Swedish data suggested that men who currently smoke are almost 60 percent less likely than people who have never smoked to develop this tumour, called an acoustic neuroma.
Acoustic neuroma (Figure 1) may occur in 90% of cases of patients with NF-2.
According to experts, acoustic neuroma cause disorders such as ringing in the ears, dizziness and balance problems.
A working group of 31 scientists from 14 countries worked on the study, and the risk of cancer from mobile phones was evaluated as being limited but possible for glioma and acoustic neuroma.
4) The agency based its decision on limited evidence suggesting an increased risk for glioma (a malignant type of brain cancer) and acoustic neuroma (a benign tumor of the nerve connecting the ear to the brain) associated with cell phone use.
The overall evidence was considered to be limited among users of mobile phones for glioma and acoustic neuroma, and inadequate to draw conclusions for other types of cancers.
CT or MRI evidence of unilateral internal auditory canal mass consistent with acoustic neuroma