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150 Possible Causes for Acoustic Neuroma, Slow Speech

  • Cerebellar Disease

    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[howmed.net] Acoustic neuromas Meningiomas 2nd What is an acoustic neuroma? Benign, slow-growing tumour of superior vestibular nerve.[brainscape.com] 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[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • Pseudobulbar Palsy

    Facial muscle weakness, emotional lability, dysarthria (slowed or slurred speech), dysphagia (difficulty swallowing), dysphonia (vocal cord muscle spasms) and progressive[newyorkfacialparalysis.com] After surgery for acoustic neuroma. Guillain-Barré syndrome. [ 6 ] Pseudobulbar palsy Description Pseudobulbar palsy results from disease of the corticobulbar tracts.[patient.info] […] is slow, thick and indistinct * Gag reflex is normal or exaggerated * Tongue is small, stiff and spastic * Jaw jerk is brisk * There may be upper motor neurone lesion of[usmleforum.com]

  • Cerebellar Neoplasm

    speech rate and ataxia.[bmccancer.biomedcentral.com] Gliomas , metastases, meningiomas , pituitary adenomas , and acoustic neuromas account for 95% of all brain tumors. See the image below. Neoplasms, brain.[emedicine.medscape.com] Check with your child's doctor if your child has any of the following: Loss of balance, trouble walking, worsening handwriting, or slow speech. Lack of coordination.[cancer.gov]

  • Cerebellopontine Angle Tumor

    Speech discrimination out of proportion to hearing loss, difficulty talking on the telephone are frequent accompaniments.[en.wikipedia.org] The most common intracranial tumors that arise in this location are vestibular schwannomas (also known as acoustic neuromas) and meningiomas.[sdearcenter.com] 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.[symptoma.com]

  • Brain Stem Disorder

    Other signs and symptoms that might develop as the disease progresses include slow, slurred speech (dysarthria); fatigue; rapid, involuntary eye movements (nystagmus); spinal[mayoclinic.org] Acoustic neuroma is often treated by microsurgical excision or by stereotactic radiotherapy.[healthcentral.com] Cerebellar patients have difficulty in coordinating these muscle groups appropriately, and therefore their speech tends to be slow and disjointed.[nba.uth.tmc.edu]

  • Tapia's Syndrome

    Stage 1 is sometimes described as "stagnation" because the child's development slows down or stops altogether.[nhs.uk] Conservative management of acoustic neuromas. Kelly G. ENT News. Vol 15, No6.[leedsent.com] Symptoms include: low muscle tone ( hypotonia ) difficulty feeding unusual, repetitive hand movements or jerky limb movements delay with development of speech mobility problems[nhs.uk]

  • Bacterial Meningitis

    Relapsing polychondritis (RP) is a rare multisystem autoimmune disease. Though meningitis in RP is not common, some cases with cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) pleocytosis of the lymphocyte cells have been reported. Of the 18 previously reported cases, two cases demonstrated pleocytosis of polymorphonuclear leukocytes[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus

    We present the case of a 16-year-old boy who presented with bilateral intention tremor and slowed speech as a result of obstructive hydrocephalus secondary to a tectal glioma[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] J Neurosurg. 2005, 103:59–63. 10.3171/jns.2005.103.1.0059 Smouha EE, Yoo M, Mohr K, Davis RP: Conservative management of acoustic neuroma: a meta-analysis and proposed treatment[cureus.com]

  • Ablepharon Macrostomia Syndrome

    People with Ablepharon Macrostomia Sydrome may also experience learning disabilities and can have a slowed speech development.[prezi.com] Aclasis, Tarsoepiphyseal ACLS ACM Acne Acne Rosacea Acne Vulgaris Acosta's Disease Acoustic Neurilemoma Acoustic Neuroma ACPS II ACPS III ACPS IV ACPS with Leg Hypoplasia[northwestcardio.com] Neurilemoma Acoustic Neuroma ACPS II ACPS III ACPS IV ACPS with Leg Hypoplasia Acquired Aphasia with Convulsive Disorde… Acquired Aplastic Anemia Acquired Epileptic Aphasia[islandcardio.com]

  • 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[vestibular.org] 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.org] Vestibular disorders also include superior semicircular canal dehiscence, acoustic neuroma, perilymph fistula, ototoxicity, enlarged vestibular aqueduct, migraine-associated[vestibular.org]

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