Calcification of vestibular schwannoma: a case report and literature review

@inproceedings{Zhang2012CalcificationOV,
  title={Calcification of vestibular schwannoma: a case report and literature review},
  author={Yang Zhang and Jinlu Yu and Limei Qu and Yunqian Li},
  booktitle={World journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2012}
}
Calcification rarely occurs in vestibular schwannoma (VS), and only seven cases of calcified VS have been reported in the literature. Here, we report a 48-year-old man with VS, who had a history of progressive left-sided hearing loss for 3 years. Neurological examination revealed that he had left-sided hearing loss and left cerebellar ataxia. Magnetic resonance imaging and computerized tomography angiography showed a mass with calcification in the left cerebellopontine angle (CPA). The tumor… CONTINUE READING