Acoustic Neurofibromatosis. Definition

Medical Definition: Acoustic Neurofibromatosis

Genetic disease in which tumors form on the nerves of the inner ear and cause loss of hearing and balance. Also, tumors can occur in the brain and the cranial nerves and spinal cord, and can cause loss of ability to speak, the movement of the eyes and the ability to swallow. Also called neurofibromatosis type 2 NF2.

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