Acoustic neurofibromatosis

From WikiMD's free health, diet & wellness encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

acoustic neurofibromatosis (uh-KOOS-tik NOOR-oh-FY-broh-muh-TOH-sis) is a genetic condition in which tumors form on the nerves of the inner ear and cause loss of hearing and balance. Tumors may also occur in the brain and on nerves in the skull and spinal cord, and may cause loss of speech, eye movement, and the ability to swallow. Also called neurofibromatosis type 2 and NF2.

Latest research - Acoustic neurofibromatosis

Clinical trials


Acoustic neurofibromatosis is part of WikiMD's free ^articles!

^Acoustic neurofibromatosis (article) is provided for informational purposes only. No expressed or implied warranties as to the validity of content.
WikiMD is not a substitute for professional advice. By accessing and using WikiMD you agree to the terms of use.
Templates etc. when imported from Wikipedia, are licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0. See full disclaimers.
W8MD weight loss logo

Ad. Tired of being overweight?. W8MD's physician weight loss program can HELP. Tele medicine available