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  1. Acoustic Neuroma (National Library of Medicine)  
    An acoustic neuroma is a benign tumor that develops on the nerve that connects the ear to the brain. The tumor usually grows slowly. As it grows, it presses ...
  2. Vestibular Schwannoma (Acoustic Neuroma) and Neurofibromatosis From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders)  
    ... Deafness Vestibular Schwannoma (Acoustic Neuroma) and Neurofibromatosis Vestibular Schwannoma (Acoustic Neuroma) and Neurofibromatosis On this page: What ...
  3. Vestibular schwannoma; Tumor - acoustic; Cerebellopontine angle tumor; Angle tumor ... 177. Battista RA. Gamma knife radiosurgery for vestibular schwannoma. Otolaryngol Clin North Am . 2009;42:635-654. ...
  4. ... adults; Neuroglioma - adults; Oligodendroglioma - adults; Lymphoma - adults; Vestibular schwannoma (acoustic neuroma) - adults; Meningioma - adults; Cancer - brain tumor ( ...
  5. Schwannomatosis (Children's Tumor Foundation)  
    ... they have few or no neurological symptoms. About Schwannomas Both schwannomas and neurofibromas originate in the insulating covering of peripheral nerves called the nerve sheath. Schwannomas are very homogenous tumors consisting ONLY of nerve ...
  6. Tumor Types (National Brain Tumor Society)  
    ... on the brain). Surgery is another treatment option. Schwannoma Back to top Also known as vestibular schwannoma, neurilemmoma and acoustic neuroma (see acoustic neuroma ). Characteristics ...
  7. Brain and Spinal Tumors: Hope through Research From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    ... risk of developing these tumors than are girls. Schwannomas These benign tumors arise from the cells that ... surgery to remove the tumor or dead tissue. schwannoma —a benign tumor that forms in the fatty ...
  8. About Neurofibromatosis 1 (Children's Tumor Foundation) - PDF  
    ... myelin (the insulation of peripheral nerves) is composed. SCHWANNOMA A benign tumor caused by proliferation of Schwann ... a gene, occurring with no identifiable cause. VESTIBULAR SCHWANNOMA (ACOUSTIC NEUROMA) Benign tumor of the eighth cranial ...
  9. ... can no longer tolerate other forms of therapy. Schwannoma —Tumor which grows from cells which line the ...
  10. Surgical Procedures for Vestibular Dysfunction (Vestibular Disorders Association)  
    ... stapes bone with a prosthesis. Acoustic neuroma (vestibular schwannoma) removal This procedure involves the removal of a ...
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