neurinoma


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neurinoma

a tumor that develops in a neural sheath and that may become malignant.
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Noun1.neurinoma - tumor (usually benign) of the sheath surrounding a nerve
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neu·ri·no·ma

n. neurinoma, neoplasma benigno de las capas que rodean un nervio.
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Hemihypoglossal-facial nerve anastomosis in treating unilateral facial palsy after acoustic neurinoma resection.
Neurinoma arising from the adrenal gland: a case report [in Japanese with English abstract].
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Some types of primary (eg neurinoma, Schwannoma) or metastatic tumours can also affect just one of the nerves anywhere along their extra-cerebral course.
But Roger Coghill said a closer look at the study revealed significantly more acoustic neurinoma tumours were found on the same side of the head as mobile phones were used on.
An acoustic neurinoma is a benign tumor which may develop on the hearing and balance nerves near the inner ear.
Surgical findings in idiopathic trigeminal neuropathy mimicking a trigeminal neurinoma.