neuroma, acousticmedical dictionary

A progressively enlarging tumour within the auditory canal arising from the eighth cranial nerve. This solitary form is usually unilateral, tends to develop later in life, and is not inherited as compared to the acoustic neuromas arising in neurofibromatosis 2.

(12 Dec 1998)

neurolysis, neurolytic, neurolytic block, neuroma < Prev | Next > neuroma cutis, neuromalacia, neuroma, optic

Bookmark with: icon icon icon icon iconword visualiser Go and visit our forums Community Forums