Isolated intralabyrinthine schwannoma.

  title={Isolated intralabyrinthine schwannoma.},
  author={Richard T. Miyamoto and Stephen F Isenberg and W M Culp and L B Tubergen},
  journal={The American journal of otology},
  volume={1 4},
Although most vestibular schwannomas arise in the internal auditory canal, a more peripheral site of origin is possible. We report a case of isolated schwannoma limited to the labyrinthine vestibule. Our description of the location of this tumor is further documentation that schwannomas can arise from the terminal vestibular nerve fibers to the cristae or maculae. Either the nerve roots of the superior vestibular nerve to the utricle and horizontal and superior semicircular canal cristae, or… CONTINUE READING
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