Occult schwannomas of the vestibular nerve.

@article{Stewart1975OccultSO,
  title={Occult schwannomas of the vestibular nerve.},
  author={Trina J. Stewart and J B Liland and Harold F. Schuknecht},
  journal={Archives of otolaryngology},
  year={1975},
  volume={101 2},
  pages={91-5}
}
Five small occult schwannomas of the vestibular nerve were discovered on routine examination of 893 serially sectioned temporal bones of 517 individuals. Three arose from the superior division, one from the inferior division, and the other had a multicentric origin from both divisions of the nerve. Location and size of these tumors indicate that clinical diagnosis would have been difficult or impossible by any method of study. The finding of vestibular schwannomas in 0.9% of individuals in this… CONTINUE READING

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