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What is the prognosis for acoustic neuroma?

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Dr. Neeraj Kumar


Practicing since :2006

Answered : 2263 Questions

Posted on Tue, 12 Feb 2019 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?
Answered by Dr. Neeraj Kumar 15 hours later
Brief Answer:

Be in regular follow up

Detailed Answer:


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 I have answered your query.

Take care

Dr Neeraj Kumar , Neurologist
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