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Acoustic Neuroma


Synonyms of Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acoustic Neurilemoma
  • Bilateral Acoustic Neuroma
  • Cerebellopontine Angle Tumor
  • Fibroblastoma, Perineural
  • Neurinoma of the Acoustic Nerve
  • Neurofibroma of the Acoustic Nerve
  • Schwannoma of the Acoustic Nerve

Disorder Subdivisions



    General Discussion
    Acoustic Neuroma is a benign (non-cancerous) growth that begins at the 8th cranial nerve, which runs from the brain to the inner ear. Any disruption of the signals sent along the 8th cranial nerve will interfere with hearing and with the patient?s balance.
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    Organizations related to Acoustic Neuroma
    • Acoustic Neuroma Association
      600 Peachtree Parkway
      Cumming GA 30041
      Phone #: 770-205-8211
      800 #: --
      e-mail: info@ANAUSA.org
      Home page: http://www.ANAUSA.org
    • Acoustic Neuroma Association of Canada
      Box 369
      Alberta None T5J 2J6
      Phone #: 780-428-3384
      800 #: 800-561-2622
      e-mail: info@anac.ca
      Home page: http://www.anac.ca
    • Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf, Inc.
      3417 Volta Place, NW
      Washington D.C. 20007-2778
      Phone #: 202-337-5220
      800 #: 866-337-5220
      e-mail: info@agbell.org
      Home page: http://www.agbell.org
    • American Academy of Audiology
      11730 Plaza America
      Reston VA 20190
      Phone #: 703-790-8466
      800 #: 800-222-2336
      e-mail: info@audiology.org
      Home page: http://www.audiology.org
    • American Tinnitus Association
      P.O. Box 5
      Portland OR 97207
      Phone #: 503-248-9985
      800 #: 800-634-8978
      e-mail: tinnitus@ata.org
      Home page: http://www.ata.org
    • Better Hearing Institute
      515 King Street, Suite 420
      Alexandria VA 22314
      Phone #: 703-684-3391
      800 #: 800-327-9355
      e-mail: mail@betterhearing.org
      Home page: http://www.betterhearing.org
    • Children's Tumor Foundation: Ending Neurofibromatosis Through Research
      95 Pine Street
      New York NY 10005
      Phone #: 212-344-6633
      800 #: 800-323-7938
      e-mail: info@ctf.org
      Home page: http://www.nf.org
    • Deafness Research Foundation
      8201 Greensboro Drive
      McLean VA 22102
      Phone #: 703-610-9025
      800 #: 800-829-5934
      e-mail: drf@drf.org
      Home page: N/A
    • MUMS (Mothers United for Moral Support, Inc) National Parent-to-Parent Network
      150 Custer Court
      Green Bay WI 54301-1243
      Phone #: 920-336-5333
      800 #: 877-336-5333
      e-mail: mums@netnet.net
      Home page: http://www.netnet.net/mums/
    • Madisons Foundation
      PO Box 241956
      Los Angeles CA 90024
      Phone #: 310-264-0826
      800 #: N/A
      e-mail: getinfo@madisonsfoundation.org
      Home page: http://www.madisonsfoundation.org
    • NIH/National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (Balance)
      National Temporal Bone, Hearing
      Boston MA 02114-3096
      Phone #: --
      800 #: 800-822-1327
      e-mail: TBRegistry@meei.harvard.edu
      Home page: http://www.tbregistry.org



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