Ear, Nose and Throat

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Delta Medix Patient General Information

Acoustic neuroma

An acoustic neuroma is a slow-growing tumor of the 8th cranial nerve that connects the ear to the brain.  It is not cancerous (benign) but can affect both your hearing as well as your balance.  It is diagnosed using an MRI with contrast (gadolinium).