Recovery of audition after favorable resection of vagal schwannoma - Two case reports

Takuro Hayashi, Kazunari Yoshida, Kenji Hiraga, Makoto Katayama, Takeshi Kawase

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Abstract

Two patients with vagal schwannoma manifesting as deafness with no lower cranial nerve paresis were treated surgically. A 42-year-old male underwent partial resection of the tumor, which was tightly adhered to the cranial nerves, to prevent lower cranial nerve paresis. A 29-year-old female underwent total removal of the tumor without complications. The patients recovered useful audition with no postoperative deficit.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)521-525
Number of pages5
JournalNeurologia medico-chirurgica
Volume42
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Nov 1

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Keywords

  • Deafness
  • Good recovery
  • Jugular foramen schwannoma
  • Suboccipital approach
  • Vagus schwannoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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