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Treatment Options For Acoustic Neuroma

Acoustic neuroma, or vestibular schwannoma, is a noncancerous benign tumor that has a slow rate of growth. The tumor develops on the vestibulocochlear nerve, which leads from an individual’s inner ear to the brain. As the branches of this nerve influence hearing and balance, acoustic neuroma can lead to problems such as unsteadiness, loss of hearing (which can be sudden or gradual), experiencing a ringing sensation and pressure in the