People with Acoustic Schwannoma often experience the following symptoms or signs:
- Losing hearing ability
- Numbness in the face
- Tinnitus in the ear
Acoustic schwannoma develops slowly so it may be difficult to detect the tumour at an early stage. Your doctor may conduct the following tests:...
Acoustic schwannoma develops slowly so it may be difficult to detect the tumour at an early stage. Your doctor may conduct the following tests:
The objective of stereotactic radiosurgery is to stop the growth of the tumour. A beam of radiation is directed towards the tumour for a small duration.
The patient may need a surgery to remove an acoustic schwannoma. Depending on the size of the tumour the technique may vary. The tumour is removed through the ear or by making a window in the patient skull.
Consult your doctor if you experience symptoms of Acoustic Schwannoma like losing hearing ability or numbness in the face. Early diagnosis help to control the growth of the tumour.