Acoustic Neuroma

AKA Vestibular Schwannoma

  • Benign tumour
  • on vestibulocochlear (CN VIII) nerve
  • It’s not really and acoustic neuroma at all – it’s not acoustic because it usually grows onthe vestibular division of the nerve -and it’s not a neuroma as it arises from schwann cells not neurones
  • It can have involvement of the Vth cranial nerve too – affecting corneal reflex