Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2020 Aug 11;277(8):2209-2217. Epub 2020 Apr 11.
Department of ENT-HNS, European Institute for Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Skull Base Surgery, Sint Augustinus Hospital, GZA, Oosterveldlaan 24, 2600, Antwerp, Belgium.
Purpose: To provide more data on the clinical presentation and natural evolution of facial nerve schwannomas and to provide guidance for therapeutic decision making.
Methods: A retrospective case review of eighty patients diagnosed with a facial nerve schwannoma between 1990 and 2018 in ten tertiary referral centers in Europe was performed. Patients' demographics, symptomatology, audiometry, anatomical site (segments involved), size and whenever possible volume measurement were registered. Read More