Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Audiologic evaluation of vestibular schwannoma and other cerebellopontine angle tumors.

CONCLUSION: Otologic accompanying symptoms, audiogram patterns, and hearing levels according to tumor size differed in patients with CPA tumors classified as VS and non-VS types. OBJECTIVES: The diagnosis of CPA tumors is often delayed. Late-diagnosed tumors can grow until they compress and damage vital structures. This study evaluated the otologic symptoms and results of audiologic tests in patients with vestibular schwannomas (VS) and other types of CPA tumors. METHODS: This study included 171 patients with otologic symptoms who were diagnosed with CPA tumors, including 116 with VS and 55 with other types of CPA tumors. Factors analyzed retrospectively included tumor type, size, and location and the results of audiometric examinations. RESULTS: The most common chief complaint…

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