Conditions: Ear, nose and throat

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Acoustic neuroma, also referred to as vestibular schwannoma, is a noncancerous tumor that may develop from an overproduction of Schwann cells that press on the hearing and balance nerves in the inner ear...


Adenocarcinoma (malignant cancer from gland tissues) is a common tumor of the sinuses, forming on the lining tissues, which are the air-filled areas that make up the inside of the facial bones...


Adenoid cystic carcinoma is a slow growing, neurotropic (tends to grow along nerves), infiltrative tumor that is likely to appear in the sinonasal tract...


Angiofibromas, or most commonly, juvenile angiofibromas, are benign fibrovascular tumors (fibrous and blood vessel tissue origin) that occur almost always in teenage males...


Arterio-venous capillary syndrome malformation, or Parkes Weber syndrome, is a genetic syndrome due to a mutation of a gene. It is characterized by numerous abnormal connections between arteries and veins known as arterio-venous fistulas and capillary malformations presenting as pink blotches throughout the skin...


Arterio-venous malformations are abnormal direct connections between the arterial and venous side of the circulation without passing through capillaries and the tissues first...


Bell's palsy is a disorder that arises suddenly, often within 72 hours, and hinders a person’s ability to control their facial muscles, resulting in paralysis of one or both sides of the face...


Bony exostoses of the ear canal, although technically not a tumor, is another type of growth that may cause ear canal problems and loss of hearing. Exostoses are found in cold water swimmers and are common in active scuba divers...


Cavernous sinus tumors are either meningiomas, located in the thin layers of tissue covering the brain and spinal cord or neurofibromas, located in the nerve sheath...


Cholesteatomas are pediatric tumors of the cranial base. They are abnormal growths of skin cells inside of the temporal bone behind the ear drum. Learn more at the New York Head and Neck Institute.