Fast-growing vestibular schwannoma.

@article{Falcioni2000FastgrowingVS,
  title={Fast-growing vestibular schwannoma.},
  author={Maurizio Falcioni and Abdel Kader Taibah and Giuseppe De Donato and Enrico Piccirillo and Alessandra Russo and Mario Sanna},
  journal={Skull base surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={95-9}
}
A case of a Jehovah's witness affected by an intracanalicular vestibular schwannoma with an extremely fast growth rate is presented. Nine months after presentation, the tumor reached 23 mm in the cerebellopontine angle. A partial removal through a retrosigmoid approach was planned. Because of the presence of a dominant high jugular bulb masquering the internal auditory canal, the intracanalicular portion of the tumor was left in place. The residual tumor grew 12 mm in 2 months. Even after a… CONTINUE READING

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