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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DISCUSSION: Schwannoma or neurilemmoma are benign, slow growing, usually solitary and encapsulated tumor, originating from Schwann cells of the peripheral, autonomic and cranial nerves.
Schwannoma (neurilemmoma) of the facial nerve presenting as a parotid mass.
Expected neurologic outcomes for surgical treatment of cervical neurilemmomas. Laryngoscope 1998; 108: 1009-13.
Yu, "A case of neurilemmoma of the brachial plexus," Korean Journal of Otolaryngology, vol.
Schwannoma, also known as neurilemmoma, is a benign, well-circumscribed, encapsulated tumor of myelin forming Schwann cells.
The diferencial diagnostic include: dermoid cysts [8], papillomatosis [7], SCC [3], condrosarcoma [5], cutaneous melanocytoma [9], basal cell carcinoma in a dromedary camel [2], cutaneous plexiform neurilemmoma (Schwannoma) [6], and fibrosarcoma and osteosarcoma.
Agikalin, "Schwannoma (neurilemmoma) of the palatine tonsil," Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, vol.
Dahl, "Ancient neurilemmoma (Schwannoma)," Acta Pathologica et Microbiologica Scandinavica--Section A Pathology, vol.
Proliferating Schwann cells of peripheral nerve sheaths form Schwannoma (or neurilemmoma).
The patient was operated for a small neurilemmoma of the left nerve VIII using retrosigmoidal craniotomy.