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May 1970

Acoustic Neurinomas With Normal Internal Auditory Meatus

Author Affiliations

From the departments of otolaryngology (Dr. Naunton) and radiology (Dr. Petasnick), the University of Chicago.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1970;91(5):437-443. doi:10.1001/archotol.1970.00770040631008

There is a current tendency to presume an intrameatal origin for eighth nerve tumors. We have seen six surgically confirmed cases in which the internal auditory meatuses were normal in size. The tumors in these patients are felt to have arisen from a portion of the nerve trunk central to the internal auditory meatus.

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