- About acoustic neuroma
- Symptom of acoustic neuroma
- Diagnosis of acoustic neuroma
- Treatment of acoustic neuroma
About acoustic neuroma
M Matsumae. Understanding the tumor. Clinical study. Vol 29, No. 14, 2008
Medical Friend Co. Ltd. Illustrator Kitahara Isao
Acoustic neuroma is a type of slow-growing, benign tumor that arises from the cells surrounding the nerve behind the ear that is concerned with the sense of balance. As it grows, the tumor compresses the surrounding nerves and brain. In almost all cases, acoustic neuroma only occurs on one side.