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Acoustic Neuroma - Causes

Last Updated on Feb 04, 2017
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No one can explain the exact cause of acoustic neuroma or vestibular schwannoma. The doctors cannot explain why one person gets this disease and the other person doesn’t. Studies and researches are constantly trying to unravel the cause of this condition. So far age factor has been considered as one cause. It can occur in people of age group 30-60.

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Cases of acoustic neuroma in patients with a family history of Neurofibromatosis Type 2 has also been seen and there seems to be a definite propensity with this condition.

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shri..gan

very good info. I suffer sudden hearing loss left ear in 1992 and now rt ear in 2007. ENT docs never advise except using hearing aid. I am engineer and was always thining something like this. I used to enjoy classicle music. But now i listen tunes which I know hear distorted. wher can I check up and possibly get help? I am 69 years of age. so....

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