perineural fibroblastoma


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perineural fibroblastoma

[‚per·ə′nu̇r·əl ¦fī·brō·bla′stō·mə]
(medicine)
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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.