Doctors may suggest observation for some time, assessing their growth and effect on neighboring areas.
Periodic MRI scans are recommended to check the growth of the tumor.
All parts of the tumor are removed using surgical methods. The type of surgical method used depends on the size of the tumor.
If the size of the tumor is larger than 3cm, the tumor is removed by making an incision at the back of ear. To avoid hearing loss, the tumor may also be removed by opening the skull at the back of head to reveal the tumor.
When the tumor is small, it is usually removed by taking a piece of bone from the ear canal. Endoscopic resection is a method which helps to remove the tumor by a minimally invasive procedure.
In radiosurgery, a gamma knife is used to reduce the size of the tumor. It may also help to hinder the growth of the tumor.
In radiation therapy, high doses of radiation are applied on the tumor with limited exposure to surrounding tissues.
In another method, smaller doses of radiation are delivered daily for weeks.
6 Alternative and Homeopathic Remedies
Alternative and homeopathic remedies like Chinese herbal medicines and acupuncture are used to control pain and headaches associated with neuroma.
These methods are considered to be good for hearing restoration and also to control facial paralysis.
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