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What is the treatment for schwannoma

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doctor1 MD

Hi thanks for asking . I went for an MRI onto nerve sheath tumour and line you said its benign and it's called a shcwonoma and I have to have it out otherwise it will get bigger and start compressing my nerves

doctor1 MD

, since the tumor is intimately involved with the vagal nerve branch, what are the chances that this radiation treatment is also going to take out some of the vagas nerve? I don't have time for a proper second ...

doctor1 MD

history of Right Vestibular schwannoma- Gamma Knife Radiosurgery done 2013, Right SNHL present at that time Please suggest on prognosis , possible complications and suggestive treatment and investigations ...

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Hi I am a 74 yr old female. I have been diagnosed with a Schwannoma tumor near my heart. I have ... to come out now and 2 want to wait a yr and then do another MRI . I really do not know what to do. I have ...

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Sir, My brother in law 49yrs is recently exposed to the symptom of left CP angle Schwannoma ... CRANIOTOMY FOR EXCISION OF CEREBELLOPONTINE ANGLE SCHWANNOMAS has been advised by NeuroSurgeon., after2 ...

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doctor1 MD

My 85 year old mother has to have a spinal schwanoma (not sure on the spelling) removed. How risky is the surgery and what is the recovery time. She is in excellent health with the kidneys, heart and lungs ...

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Recent MRI to rule out vestibular schwannoma (resulting in unilateral hearing / balance loss) reported cerebral white matter T2 signal changes compatible with chronic microvascular ischemic disease ...

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I saw ENT surgeon Oct.13.I have schwannoma tumor. Because of severe leftt facial droop, and severe loss of hearing in left ear, he thinks it is malignant.He has ordered another MRI, but said he may have ...

doctor1 MD

Hi Sir, This is Ramachandra. I have schwannoma tumor of size 4-5cm. I had a surgery on 10th .... Recent MRI shows, tumor is started growing & the size is 4.4cm. Can you suggest the treatment other than ...

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hi.. My father has been diagnosed with schwannoma tumor in left vestibule nerve. Neurosurgeon ... an appointment for Gamma knife therapy. What are the procedures? ...

doctor1 MD

Is the only cure for Vagal Schwannoma, fully taking out the Vagus Nerve? I m considering Proton therapy, but does that offer a cure with any hope and what s the cure rate with radiation? My doctor told ...

doctor1 MD

12 years ago I had a schwannoma removed from the spine at L4-L5 and now have another, which has ... without much effort. Can you tell me how long the surgery would last? What is the recovery time ...

doctor1 MD

I recently had my 6 mth MRI to watch a vestibular schwannoma. I m not concerned about the schwannoma, because it has not grown. However, the report stated Scattered T2/FLAIR hyperintensities within ...

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I recently was diagnosed with a benign schwannoma on a nurve at the base of my spine. The socalled ...-surgeon. So until a miracle happens No surgery. My question is: what can I expect since I can t have surgery ...

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years ago I had a large (20cm) benign schwannoma tumour removed surgically from a nerve behind my lung ... what my Doctor believed to be a kidney infection, and had a persistant high temperature on 3 different ...