How common are acoustic neuromas?

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Studies done in Denmark and published in 2004 show that two people in every 100,000 have an acoustic neuroma. Most of them are found in people age 30-60. Recent studies show a rise in the frequency of acoustic neuromas. This may be the result of improvements in MRI scanning technology.

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Your ear is a complex organ composed of the outer, middle and inner ear (as well as fluid). Any disorder involving your ear -- ear infections, tinnitus, Meniere's disease -- can affect either your hearing or your balance. Treatmen...

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