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Vestibular Schwannoma Causes
Mri showed ? Vestibular schwannoma. Increasing migraines, dizzy no hearing loss. Can that cause pain behind eyes? Ophthalmologist can't find cause.
Can sarcoidosis look like possible vestibular schwannoma on mri? Have spinal marrow lesions. Wondering does internal auditory canal MRI use contrast?
Five weeks post laminectomy to remove schwannoma tumor at L4 and CSF leak, now better, what causes intense pressure headache when bending forward?
Your Neurosurgeon ca: Ask your neurosurgeon to help you and guide you further. Spinal fluid(CSF) leaks are known to cause Headaches because of spinal fluid pressure changes. If the CSF leak stops completely, it is likely that your headaches will stop. Drink extra fluids in the meantime. ...Read more
They are diff.tumors: Schwannoma - a neoplasm originating from schwann cells (of the myelin sheath) of peripheral or sympathetic neurons, or from various cranial nerves, particularly the eighth cranial nerve; schwannomas include neurofibromas and neurilemomas. A meningioma is a tumor that arises from the meninges — the membranes that surround your brain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have 1cm intradural extramedullary tumor at L4, likely schwannoma,. I feel cord area becomes inflamed periodically with more symptoms. Possible?
Depends on exact loc: The surgery required to remove this tumor depends on the exact location of the tumor. It may be within the spinal canal, requiring a laminectomy, or along the nerve root, requiring a combination of a laminectomy and dissection of the tumor lateral to the spine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer