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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Astner, ST; Nieder, C; Stock, K; Gaa, J; Grosu, AL 
Title:
Carcinomatous meningitis appearing as acoustic neuromas: two cases. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: For acoustic neuromas, stereotactic radiotherapy (radiosurgery or stereotactic fractionated radiotherapy) has been established as an important alternative to microsurgery. In most cases initial symptoms are slow progression of unilateral hearing loss, tinnitus or vertigo or acute hearing loss with vertigo. MRI scan shows a contrast-enhancing tumor within the inner auditory channel. If the patient undergoes primary radiotherapy, diagnosis is usually not verified histologically. Theref...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Strahlenther Onkol 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
183 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
279-83 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0179-7158 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Strahlentherapie und Radiologische Onkologie ; II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik ; III. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik