Acoustic neuroma: Sensitivity and Specificity
Introduction: None written.
|Population / Calculator||Prevalence||Comments / Study / Link|
|Overall||0.02%||This is based on a retrospective analysis of 46,000 MRI done for other reasons, which identified 8 acoustic neuromas.
The prevalence of "incidental" acoustic neuroma.
Lin D; Hegarty JL; Fischbein NJ; Jackler RK
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2005 Mar;131(3):241-4.
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA.
|Neurofibromatosis Type 2||100%||Eventually, close to 100% of NF Type 2 patients will develop bilateral acoustic neuromas.
Neurologist. 2006 Mar;12(2):86-93.
Neurofibromatosis types 1 and 2.
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