Neuroma

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neuroma

[nu̇′rō·mə]
(medicine)
A tumor of the nervous system.

Neuroma

 

a collective term designating several oncological conditions of the nervous system. Included as neuromas are neurinomas, neurofibromas, and neuroblastomas.

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Traditional surgical treatment of the amputation neuroma of finger includes inhibition of axonal growth and translocation away from noxious stimuli.
Numerous surgical procedures have been attempted to prevent and treat amputation neuromas of the finger, but the results are inconsistent.
Great efforts have so far been made to treat amputation neuromas with various surgical procedures, including ligation, epineurial barriers, implantation into bone, centro-central repair, nerve translocation, electrocautery, and silicone caps.