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72 Possible Causes for Acoustic Neuroma, Slow Speech

  • Bacterial Meningitis

    Non-traumatic cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) rhinorrhoea is a rare condition. We describe a case of a 62-year-old woman with pneumococcal bacterial meningitis who later was found to have CSF rhinorrhoea secondary to an eroding skull base tumour, which was proven to be pituitary macroadenoma on biopsy. She recovered[…][]

  • Pseudobulbar Palsy

    Signs and symptoms of pseudobulbar palsy include: Slow and indistinct speech Dysphagia (difficulty in swallowing) Small, stiff and spastic tongue Brisk jaw jerk Dysarthria[] After surgery for acoustic neuroma. Guillain-Barré syndrome. [ 6 ] Pseudobulbar palsy Description Pseudobulbar palsy results from disease of the corticobulbar tracts.[] Facial muscle weakness, emotional lability, dysarthria (slowed or slurred speech), dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), dysphonia (vocal cord muscle spasms) and progressive[]

  • Migraine

    T Rimaaja, M Haanpää, G Blomstedt and M Färkkilä, Headaches after acoustic neuroma surgery, Cephalalgia, 27, 10, (1128-1135), (2007).[]

  • Cerebellar Disease

    Other signs and symptoms may include slow, unsteady and jerky movement of the arms or legs; slowed and slurred speech; and nystagmus . [1] Although cerebellar disorders usually[] Acoustic neuromas Meningiomas 2nd What is an acoustic neuroma? Benign, slow-growing tumour of superior vestibular nerve.[] speech Staggering Gait Tic syndrome in a child Habit spasm Tremor Tremor,coarse Unable to tandem walk/straight line Vertigo Macrocephaly/Large head Megalocephaly Walking[]

  • Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency

    Acoustic Neuroma Acoustic neuroma (also called a vestibular schwannoma) is a serious but nonmalignant tumor that develops on the sheath of inner ear's vestibulo-cochlear nerve[] As an acoustic neuroma grows, it compresses the vestibulo-cochlear nerve, usually causing hearing loss, tinnitus, and dizziness or loss of balance. Read more...[] Vestibular disorders also include superior semicircular canal dehiscence, acoustic neuroma, perilymph fistula, ototoxicity, enlarged vestibular aqueduct, migraine-associated[]

  • Acoustic Neuroma

    […] acoustic neuroma term type: main entry term part of speech: noun number: singular reliability code: 7 definition: benign, usually slow-growing brain tumor that develops from[] The post-surgical recurrence rate of acoustic neuroma is less than 5%.[] The National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference on Acoustic Neuroma brought together neurosurgeons, radiosurgeons, otologists, neurologists, audiologists[]

  • Idiopathic Bilateral Vestibulopathy

    Speech 0 Normal. 1 Mildly affected. No difficulty being understood. 2 Moderately affected. Sometimes asked to repeat statements. 3 Severely affected.[] Occasional persons with von Recklinghausen's disease develop bilateral acoustic neuromas .[] Murofushi T, Matsuzaki M, Mizuno M: Vestibular evoked myogenic potentials in patients with acoustic neuromas. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 1998;124:509–512.[]

  • Cerebral Palsy

    Do not mistake slow, slurred or halting speech as an indication of someones' intelligence.[] neuroma, schwannoma, cholesteatoma, parotid tumors, and glomus tumors Toxins due to alcoholism or carbon monoxide poisoning Bell's palsy, which is also called idiopathic[] Nervous system disease including stroke involving the brain stem Infection of the ear or face, or herpes zoster of the facial nerve ( Ramsay Hunt syndrome ) Tumors including acoustic[]

  • Cerebellopontine Angle Tumor

    Speech discrimination out of proportion to hearing loss, difficulty talking on the telephone are frequent accompaniments.[] The most common intracranial tumors that arise in this location are vestibular schwannomas (also known as acoustic neuromas) and meningiomas.[] Most CPA tumors belong to the category of vestibular neuromas (VS, acoustic neuromas) and their symptomatology is dependent upon their anatomical location and their size.[]

  • Hydrocephalus

    He eventually began to talk and now at age 7 hasn’t slowed down! (click here to continue) JayLynn was diagnosed with hydrocephalus in utero at 21 weeks.[] Christian immediately began early intervention services, Occupational, Physical and Speech Therapies. He began to walk at age 2.5 and used simple signs to communicate.[]

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