A 61-year-old male asked:
I had an mri for a possible skull-based tumor..thank god not serious. i'm now concerned about possible acoustic neuroma..hearing loss in one ear, tinnitus last weekend for couple of days..better now. would that mri show/have shown an acoustic neuroma?
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Dr. Bennett Machanicanswered
Neurology 54 years experience
Please do not fret: MRI resolution suffices to reveal whether or not a small tumor is present in the vast majority of all cases. So, if read as normal, diagnosis of a neuroma is essentially excluded.
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