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Neuroma, Acoustic

A benign SCHWANNOMA of the eighth cranial nerve (VESTIBULOCOCHLEAR NERVE), mostly arising from the vestibular branch (VESTIBULAR NERVE) during the fifth or sixth decade of life. Clinical manifestations include HEARING LOSS; HEADACHE; VERTIGO; TINNITUS; and FACIAL PAIN. Bilateral acoustic neuromas are associated with NEUROFIBROMATOSIS 2. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p673)

Year introduced: 1978

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Tree Number(s): C04.557.465.625.650.595.610, C04.557.580.600.610.595.610, C04.557.580.625.650.595.610, C04.588.614.300.015, C04.588.614.596.240.015, C09.218.807.800.675, C09.647.675, C10.292.225.750, C10.292.910.600

MeSH Unique ID: D009464

Entry Terms:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acoustic Neuromas
  • Neuromas, Acoustic
  • Schwannoma, Acoustic
  • Acoustic Schwannoma
  • Acoustic Schwannomas
  • Schwannomas, Acoustic
  • Neurinoma of the Acoustic Nerve
  • Neurilemoma, Acoustic
  • Acoustic Neurilemoma
  • Acoustic Neurilemomas
  • Neurilemomas, Acoustic
  • Schwannoma, Vestibular
  • Schwannomas, Vestibular
  • Vestibular Schwannomas
  • Vestibular Schwannoma
  • Acoustic Tumor
  • Acoustic Tumors
  • Tumor, Acoustic
  • Tumors, Acoustic
  • Neurilemmoma, Acoustic
  • Acoustic Neurilemmoma
  • Acoustic Neurilemmomas
  • Neurilemmomas, Acoustic
  • Neurinoma, Acoustic
  • Acoustic Neurinoma
  • Acoustic Neurinomas
  • Neurinomas, Acoustic
  • Cerebellopontine Angle Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acoustic Neuroma, Cerebellopontine Angle
  • Neuroma, Acoustic, Unilateral
  • Melanocytic Vestibular Schwannoma
  • Melanocytic Vestibular Schwannomas
  • Schwannoma, Melanocytic Vestibular
  • Schwannomas, Melanocytic Vestibular
  • Vestibular Schwannoma, Melanocytic
  • Vestibular Schwannomas, Melanocytic
  • Angle Tumor
  • Angle Tumors
  • Tumor, Angle
  • Tumors, Angle
  • Cerebellopontine Angle Tumor
  • Angle Tumor, Cerebellopontine
  • Angle Tumors, Cerebellopontine
  • Cerebellopontine Angle Tumors
  • Tumor, Cerebellopontine Angle
  • Tumors, Cerebellopontine Angle

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