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.

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

Causes-
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
 
Specialists to visit
 Neurologist
 Neurosurgeon
 Otolaryngologist

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References-
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.nidcd.nih.gov
https://www.nhs.uk
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org

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