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Brain tumour. Coloured magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan of an axial section through the brain of a 52-year-old patient affected by sudden deafness in the right ear, showing a neuroma (highlighted, centre-left) in the right cerebellopontine angle of the brain and extending into the auditory canal. Neuromas are tumours arising from nerve tissue. They are usually benign (non-cancerous).
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