Facial schwannoma is a benign tumor that develops from lemmocytes - auxiliary cells of nerve tissue that form along the axons of peripheral nerve fibers. Schwannoma is characterized by slow development, sometimes acquires the properties of a malignant tumor. It is localized in the maxillofacial region.
The clinical picture of a schwannoma of the facial nerve depends on the size of the tumor, includes the following symptoms:
- impaired salivation;
- destruction bone structures;
- decreased auditory perception;
- face asymmetry;
- hypotonia of facial muscles;
- taste disorder;
- numbness, decreased sensitivity of the face;
- dry eyes;
- hearing loss.
Asymptomatic, incidental and non-progressive facial schwannomas require monitoring by means of MRI over time. Treatment is started if the schwannomas of the facial nerve begin to enlarge or cause severe symptoms.
Diagnostics of the schwannoma of the facial nerve
The list of diagnostic examinations is selected by a neurosurgeon or a neurologist. Diagnostic measures begin with the exclusion of pathology with a similar clinical picture (pleomorphic adenoma of the parotid salivary gland). An examination is carried out, the patient's complaints are revealed, etc.
With a schwannoma of the facial nerve, the doctor prescribes an ultrasound scan, an MRI. Electroneuromyography may also be prescribed to assess the patency of electrical impulses. After the diagnosis is made, the cost of medical services is specified.
Schwannomas of the facial nerve are removed microsurgically or irradiated.
BK MEDICAL LOGISTIC: treatment of schwannomas of the facial nerve in Israel
Contacting BK MEDICAL LOGISTIC (Ukraine, Kiev) , you will receive at an affordable price from leading Israeli doctors high-quality diagnostics, the necessary treatment of facial nerve schwannoma. High quality of services and affordable prices distinguish Israeli medicine from other clinics in the world.
Complex treatment of facial nerve schwannoma in a clinic in Israel has its own advantages:
- treatment and diagnosis of patients are organized at the highest level, without queues and waiting;
- leading neurosurgeons of Israel are engaged in monitoring patients with schwannoma;
- thanks to innovative diagnostic equipment, microsurgical techniques, laser technologies, robotic equipment, the presence of powerful microscopes and an imaging system, it is possible to find out all the features of the pathology, to carry out a microsurgical operation as accurately as possible for the removal of the schwannoma of the facial nerve;
- after the removal of the schwannoma, intensive care of the patient is provided, rehabilitation therapy is prescribed, for this the clinic has comfortable wards, responsive medical staff;
- an acceptable price for treating patients with schwannoma in Israel - the cost of removing a schwannoma depends on the severity of symptoms, individual characteristics of the patient, concomitant diseases;
- full support of a patient with schwannoma (neuroma) is carried out at all stages of treatment;
- affordable cost, reasonable pricing;
- the patient pays the cost of medical services after the end of treatment.
BK MEDICAL LOGISTIC (Ukraine, Kiev) offers removal of schwannomas from the best doctors in Israel at an affordable price, creates comfortable conditions of therapy in Israel and Ukraine, individually selects for each patient the best options for removing schwannomas, which help to completely get rid of the disease, taking into account the financial burden opportunities. Prices for medical services in Israel are significantly lower than in other developed countries.
BK MEDICAL LOGISTIC provides patients with schwannomas with the opportunity to use the latest technologies, innovative methods of therapy, to undergo effective treatment with a minimum of side effects from world-class doctors with many years of practice.