Vestibular Schwannoma

About- Vestibular schwannoma also known as acoustic neuroma, is a noncancerous and usually slow-growing tumor that develops on the main (vestibular) nerve leading from the inner ear to the brain.

 Gradual loss of hearing on one side of the head
 Ringing (tinnitus) in the affected ear
 Dizziness (vertigo)
 Facial numbness
 Weakness or loss of muscle movement
 A headache
 Vision problems
 Difficulty understanding speech
 Pain in the face or ear

The cause of this medical condition is the malfunctioning gene of chromosome 22, but what makes this gene malfunction isn't clear. Some risk factors might include:
 Loud noises
 A parathyroid neuroma
 Exposure to low levels of radiation during childhood
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