Microarray based comparison of Neurofibromatosis Type 2 associated vestibular schwannomas show an over-expression of TSPAN8 compared to the sporadic form

B. Krischek, I. Gugel, G. Pantazis, A. Bornemann, C. Roder, G. Feigl, F. Roser, M. Schuhmann, M. Bonin & M. Tatagiba
Objective: Vestibular schwannomas, also known as acoustic neuromas, are benign tumors of the vestibular part of the eighth cranial nerve, the vestibulocochlear nerve. 95% of the cases are sporadic, non-familiar and unilateral. In 5% of the cases they are bilateral and caused by the autosomal[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]