Acoustic neuroma

A vestibular schwannoma, often called an acoustic neuroma, is a benign primary intracranial tumor of the myelin-forming cells of the vestibulocochlear nerve (CN VIII). The term “vestibular schwannoma” involves the vestibular portion of the 8th cranial nerve[3] and arises from Schwann cells, which are responsible for the myelin sheath in the peripheral nervous system. Number […]
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