Symptoms of facial nerve neuroma

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December 3, by psd2h virginia. We want to explore all our options and be better educated before making such a big decision. What are your feelings about what he has told us about GM? Would my husband be a good candidate for it based on his age and the type of tumor that he has? We were told that facial nerve neuromas are not common like acoustic neuromas.

Facial Nerve Schwannoma

Facial Nerve Neuroma: Surgical Concept and Functional Results

Download this PDF file. The site you see is the Canon Medical Global website. Facial Nerve Schwannoma. Abstract Facial nerve neuroma Figure 1 is a rare benign tumor 0. The compression of the facial nerve is at the origin of progressive peripheral facial paralysis. The symptomatology of the facial nerve neuroma depends essentially on its location.

Facial Nerve Neuroma: Surgical Concept and Functional Results

Try out PMC Labs and tell us what you think. Learn More. Facial nerve neuromas are uncommon benign tumors. The diversity of tumor locations and their proximity to vital neurovascular structures create a variety of clinical situations, and the management strategy for each case differs.
Facial nerve schwannomas are rare benign tumors, which originate along the facial nerve. On imaging, those presenting as an enhancing cerebellopontine angle mass may be difficult to distinguish from vestibular schwannoma also termed acoustic neuroma and meningiomas. The geniculate ganglion is located in the temporal bone and contains cell bodies associated with facial nerve-specialized taste and general somatic sensory fibers. In the absence of pathological conditions, the geniculate ganglion is not usually observed under intravenous gadolinium-based enhancement. It is generally hypothesized that as the tumor increases in size, it compresses the brainstem and other cranial nerves.