Acoustic schwannoma

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete

Presentation

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 tumor which arises from the vestibulocochlear nerve (CN VIII)

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