Management of intralabyrinthine schwannomas.

  title={Management of intralabyrinthine schwannomas.},
  author={Filippo Di Lella and Francesco Dispenza and Alessandro De Stefano and Maurizio Falcioni and Mario Sanna},
  journal={Auris, nasus, larynx},
  volume={34 4},
OBJECTIVES Our protocol to manage the intralabyrinthine schwannoma (ILS). METHODS Retrospective chart review of 7 consecutive patients managed for ILS. RESULTS Five patients underwent surgical removal of the lesions and none experienced significant complications or recurrent disease. One patient refused surgical treatment and was closely followed by serial MRI scans with no signs of tumor growth. One patient is presently managed conservatively due to a good hearing. CONCLUSIONS Diagnosis… CONTINUE READING