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The following summary is from Orphanet, a European reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs.
Orpha Number: 252175
Vestibular schwannoma is a rare tumor of the posterior fossa originating in the Schwann cells of the vestibular transitional zone of the vestibulocochlear nerve that can be benign, small, slow growing and asymptomatic or large, faster growing and aggressive and potentially fatal, presenting with symptoms of hearing and balance impairment, vertigo, ataxia, headache and fifth, sixth or seventh cranial nerve dysfunction and facial numbness.
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Source: GARD Last updated on 05-01-20
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