Overview

Acoustic neuromas are noncancerous tumors. They grow on the nerve that connects the brain and ear. Because these tumors are benign, they do not spread to other body parts. However, they can grow large enough to damage important nerves. According t[read article]

Tests for Acoustic Neuroma

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An audiometry exam tests how well a person's hearing functions. The test covers both intensity and tone of sounds to determine how well a person can hear. It i...  More
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A brainstem auditory evoked response (BAER) test measures how your brain processes the sounds you hear. The BAER test records your brainwaves in response to clicks ...  More
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A cranial CT scan of the head is a diagnostic tool used to create detailed pictures of the skull, brain, paranasal sinuses, and eye sockets. CT stands for computed ...  More
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Electronystagmography (ENG) is a test that examines the movement of your eyes in order to assess how well two cranial nerves within your brain are functioning. Thes...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Audiometry
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Caloric stimulation is used to find damage to nerves in the ear. First cold and then warm water is placed into your ears to test your reaction. A calorie is a unit ...  More
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A cranial CT scan of the head is a diagnostic tool used to create detailed pictures of the skull, brain, paranasal sinuses, and eye sockets. CT stands for computed ...  More
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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the head is a painless, noninvasive test that produces detailed images of your brain and brain stem. The test is carried out wit...  More
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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the head is a painless, noninvasive test that produces detailed images of your brain and brain stem. The test is carried out wit...  More
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Medical Procedures for Acoustic Neuroma

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Sometimes, surgery is not possible to treat a disease due to the location of the problem or the poor health of the patient. Brain tumors, blood vessel issues, and s...  More
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Sometimes, surgery is not possible to treat a disease due to the location of the problem or the poor health of the patient. Brain tumors, blood vessel issues, and s...  More
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Sometimes, surgery is not possible to treat a disease due to the location of the problem or the poor health of the patient. Brain tumors, blood vessel issues, and s...  More
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Surgical Procedures for Acoustic Neuroma

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Surgical Removal of Acoustic Neuroma
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Craniectomy with excision of brain tumor
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Prescribed Medications for Acoustic Neuroma

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PREDNISONE (PRED ni sone) is a corticosteroid. It is commonly used to treat inflammation of the skin, joints, lungs, and other organs. Common conditions treated inc...  More
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Self Care for Acoustic Neuroma

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Supportive Care
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