neurilemmoma


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neurilemmoma

[‚nu̇r·ə·lə′mō·mə]
(medicine)
A solitary, encapsulated benign tumor originating in the neurilemma of peripheral, cranial, and sympathetic nerves. Also known as schwannoma.
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The schwannoma, also known as neurilemmoma, neurinoma, or perineural fibroblastoma, is a slow-growing benign neoplasm of the peripheral nerves usually located in soft tissues; (1) it is composed of Schwann cells, which is a type of glial cell surrounding the axon of the neurons and forming the myelin sheath, mainly in charge of correctly guide the axon growth.
Schwannoma, also known as neurilemmoma, is a benign, well-circumscribed, encapsulated tumor of myelin forming Schwann cells.
Solitary cutaneous plexiform neurilemmoma (Schwannoma): a clinic pathologic, immunohistochemical, and ultrastructural study of 11 cases.
Neurilemmoma is an encapsulated neoplasm composed of schwann cells arranged in two patterns: Antoni type A and Antoni type B.
Examination of the pathological specimens was consistet with neurilemmoma (neurofibromatosis) at all levels.
In addition to being a good indicator of traumas to CNS, S-100 can be applied as tumor marker in the patients with neurilemmoma, neurinoma, glioblastoma, astrocytoma, and meningeoma.
Parapharyngeal vagal neurilemmoma extending to the jugular foramen.
Rare spindle cell tumors like leiomyoma, neurilemmoma, and neurofibroma do not arise in neurosensory retina, and, if needed, these lesions could be distinguished from astrocytoma by appropriate immunohistochemical stains.
In the literature reported rare benign tumors occurring at the tip of the tongue include Schawannoma and Neurilemmoma.
The terms Neurilemmoma and Schwannoma are often used interchangeably and so as in the present article.
Neurilemmoma of the facial nerve presenting as parotid tumors.