A Suspected Vestibular Schwannoma with Uncharacteristic Growth Dynamic and Symptom Severity: A Case Report

@inproceedings{Ehret2018ASV,
  title={A Suspected Vestibular Schwannoma with Uncharacteristic Growth Dynamic and Symptom Severity: A Case Report},
  author={Felix Ehret and Alexander Muacevic},
  booktitle={Cureus},
  year={2018}
}
Vestibular schwannomas are mostly sporadic, neuroectodermal, benign tumors of the myelin-forming cells of the vestibulocochlear nerve. Typical initial symptoms of vestibular schwannomas often include unilateral hearing loss, tinnitus, vertigo, and headaches. As schwannomas characteristically show a slow growth rate and various symptoms, different therapeutic approaches are possible, ranging from a watchful waiting strategy to radiation therapy and neurosurgical tumor removal. In addition, these… CONTINUE READING