Acoustic schwannoma

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

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Sensorineural hearing loss

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male
MRI

MRI demonstrates a right acoustic schwannoma extending in to the right internal auditory meatus (IAM).

Case Discussion

An acoustic schwannoma is a relatively common type of tumour which arises from the vestibulocochlear nerve (CN VIII)

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Case information

rID: 29438
Case created: 25th May 2014
Last edited: 14th Mar 2016
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