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Tumours of Cerebellopontine Angle

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Earliest sign seen in Acoustic neuroma is: (LQ)



A Facial weakness
B Unilateral deafness

C Reduced corneal reflex
D Cerebellar signs

Ans. C Reduced corneal reflex.

Remember:

• Most common nerve from which vestibular schwannoma arises

• Earliest symptom

• Earliest cranial nerve to be involved by acoustic neuroma

• Earliest presentation of Vth nerve involvement!

• 2nd earliest cranial nerve to be involved by acoustic neuroma

• Earliest presentation of VII nerve involvement

Inferior vestibular nerve

Progressive unilateral sensorineural hearing loss often accompanied by tinnitus

Vth nerve

Decreased corneal sensitivity

Facial nerve (VII nerve)

Involvement of Sensory fibres leading to hyposthesia of posterior meatal wall (Hitzelberger sign)

Note

Although facial nerve is involved facial nerve palsy is rarely seen

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