Acoustic Neuromas – what you need to know

Acoustic neuromas – or more correctly vestibular schwannomas – are slow growing, benign tumours but if not detected early can have devastating consequences. They arise from the nerve sheath and can go on to compress cranial nerves and the brain itself. By earlier recognition there are more management options which can reduce morbidity and mortality.

To read more about how to diagnose one, as well as how they are investigated and managed, have a read of this article which has been published OnlineFirst on the InnovAiT website.

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