What are some clinical manifestations of vestibular schwannoma (acoustic neuroma)?

Updated: Mar 13, 2017
  • Author: Hesham M Samy, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Robert A Egan, MD  more...
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Chiari malformation occurs in a few adults. It is congenital but often does not become symptomatic until age 20-40 years. Occipital headache precipitated by Valsalva maneuvers, coughing, exertion, or changing position is common. Dizziness may occur with the same precipitants.


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