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A tumor of the nervous system.



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

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Traumatic neuroma in a patient with breast cancer after mastectomy: a case report and review of the literature.
Results of translabyrinthine removal of 300 acoustic neuromas related to tumour size.
Lahoz, "Multiple interdigital neuromas: a retrospective study of 279 feet with 462 neuromas," Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, vol.
Erosion and widening of internal acoustic meatus in acoustic neuroma are found in 75% cases.
Endless recounting of other varied theories and interventions of what we now habitually call Morton's neuroma in Podiatry could continue, but it may now be appropriate to come forward to the current time and review our collective medical understanding of causation, diagnosis and a few currently believed to be appropriate interventions.
Aunque se han propuesto otras muchas causas (alteraciones o variantes anatomicas en los metatarsianos o en los nervios perifericos distales o el uso de calzado antifisiologico (10,11,12,13)), esta generalmente aceptado que, originariamente, la etiologia mas frecuente de los neuromas interdigitales del pie es traumatica o microtraumatica/ patomecanica.
The neuroma diagnosis is confirmed by pinching the space between the third and fourth toes while squeezing the foot from side to side.
In cases of fine needle aspiration biopsy, ultrasound was able to detect traumatic neuromas in the neck in the absence of any clinical signs of neuromas.
When placed at the terminal end of a nerve, the conduit is designed to prevent formation of neuroma.
Introduction: Acoustic neuroma is the most frequent benign tumour at cerebellopontine angle.