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Help docs! i'm trying to find out what causes acoustic neuromas?

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Dr. Jefferson Chen
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Unknown: It is not known what causes acoustic neuromas. There certainly are some syndromes like neurofibromatosis type ii where there are known genetic alterations that may lead to the bilateral acoustic neuromas.

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