schwannoma

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schwannoma

[shwä′nō·mə]
(medicine)
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Neurilemomas, also referred to as Schwannomas, are the most common neoplasms involving peripheral nerves.
Bray Jr., "Intra-osseous neurilemoma. Case report and review of thirty-one cases from the literature," The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, vol.
Verocay bodies' could not be demonstrated in neurilemoma in the present study, probably due to lack of cellular aspirates.
Fine-needle aspiration cytology in neurilemoma (schwannoma) of the breast: report of two cases in a man and a woman.
A review of American and European literature till 1975 revealed twelve cases of neurilemoma, four cases of neurofibromas and one of probable malignant schwannoma.
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor--also known as neurogenic sarcoma, malignant neurilemoma, malignant schwannoma, and neurofibrosarcoma--is an uncommon neoplasm that originates in Schwann's cells of the nerve sheath.
Neurogenic tumors include neurilemoma (Schwannoma), neurofibroma, and neuroma, which can also be seen in the mediastinum or lung parenchyma.
Goethals and Lillie (2) report removing a schwannoma (neurilemoma) from the left upper posterior surface of the epiglottis in a 23-year-old man presenting with hoarseness and dysphagia.
A case of neurilemoma (schwannoma) that mimicked a pleomorphic adenoma (an example of potential pitfall in aspiration cytodiagnosis).
Schwannoma (neurilemoma) with malignant transformation.
Acoustic neuroma--also called neurinoma, neurilemoma, and schwannoma--is a benign tumor of the myelinforming Schwann cells that cover the VIIIth cranial nerve.
The most important differential diagnoses of lymphangiomas include hemangiomas, intraspinal arachnoid cysts, neurilemomas, meningotheliomas, lipomas, embryonal tumors, enterogenous cysts, metastatic tumors, and other rare intraspinal tumors such as hemangiopericytomas.