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Acoustic Neuroma
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Introduction

Epidemiology

Anatomy

Diagnosis

Treatment














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Acoustic Neuroma Textbook
TABLE OF CONTENTS


  • Introduction
    definitions, history, presenting symptoms.
  • Epidemiology
    incidence, ages and gender of patients.
  • Anatomy
    eighth cranial nerve, the facial nerve and the connections within the brainstem that subserve hearing, facial strength and balance.
  • Diagnosis
    initial symptoms, radiologic studies and hearing tests.
  • Treatment
    techniques and results for surgery, radiosurgery and the FSR.