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Dear Dr. Undergone Vestibular Schwanomma/ Acoustic Neuroma surgery in Feb

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Dr. Neeraj Kumar

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Posted on Fri, 30 Mar 2018 in Brain and Spine
Question: Dear Dr. Undergone Vestibular Schwanomma/ Acoustic Neuroma surgery in Feb 2017.
Please help me with prognosis? is it require lifetime treatment? Will this condition recur?
What is future complications?
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Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar 15 hours later
Brief Answer:
Be in regular follow up

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
I have gone through your question and report.
I can understand your concern.

The prognosis of acoustic schwannoma is very good.

If surgery is successful, then recurrence is rare.
Reported recurrence is less than 1%.

The follow-up is required regularly in a year or two.

Apart from supportive treatment, no drugs are required.

Hope you found the answer helpful.
Do get back to me for further information.

Regards
Dr N Kumar

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