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Prevalence for Diagnosis: Acoustic neuroma

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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.

PMID 15781765

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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.

Yohay K.

Division of Child Neurology and Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore,

Maryland 21287, USA.

PMID: 16534445

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