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Acoustic neuroma testing?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 47 years experience
Hearing tests: Almost all acoustic neuromas are associated with hearing loss, but other neurological signs may be found on exam, including problems with gait, facial sensation, and double vision. Diagnosis can be confirmed, or excluded, by careful MRI films of the base of the brain.
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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology 56 years experience
The big 4: 1. History 2. Physical examination 3. Audiometry 4. Mri brain scanning (with special sequences) specialists most likely to help you would be ENT and neurology. If tumor is discovered, consider also seeing neurosurgeon.
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