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Vestibular Schwannoma: Medical and Surgical Evaluation and Management

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1.  The most common presenting feature of vestibular schwannoma is:
  1. Dizziness
  2. Facial paralysis
  3. Facial numbness
  4. Asymmetric hearing loss
2.  In larger tumors, the most common cranial neuropathy is:
  1. Tongue weakness (CN XII)
  2. Facial paralysis (CN VII)
  3. Facial numbness (CN V)
  4. Swallowing dysfunction (CN X)
3.  What is the second most common lesion of the cerebellopontine angle after vestibular schwannoma?
  1. Lipoma
  2. Epidermoid
  3. Meningioma
  4. Hemangioma
4.  What is the most common determinant of treatment strategy for vestibular schwannoma?
  1. Size
  2. Growth
  3. Hearing status
  4. Age
5.  Which microsurgical treatment approach definitively results in post-operative deafness?
  1. Retrosigmoid
  2. Suboccipital
  3. Middle cranial fossa
  4. Translabyrinthine

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