neurofibroma

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neu·ro·fi·bro·ma

 (no͝or′ō-fī-brō′mə, nyo͝or′-)
n. pl. neu·ro·fi·bro·mas or neu·ro·fi·bro·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A benign tumor of the peripheral nerve sheath, usually nonencapsulated and composed of a mixture of cell types including Schwann cells and fibroblasts.
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neurofibroma

(ˌnjʊərəʊˌfaɪˈbrəʊmə)
n
(Medicine) med a benign tumour or growth on the nerve sheath, predominantly arising due to neurofibromatosis
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neu•ro•fi•bro•ma

(ˌnʊər oʊ faɪˈbroʊ mə, ˌnyʊər-)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a benign neoplasm composed of the fibrous elements of a nerve.
[1890–95]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neurofibroma - tumor of the fibrous covering of a peripheral nerve
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
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Translations

neu·ro·fi·bro·ma

n. neurofibroma, tumor del tejido fibroso que cubre un nervio periférico.
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neurofibroma

n neurofibroma m
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References in periodicals archive ?
Malignant schwannoma with melanocytic differentiation arising in a patient with neurofibromatosis.
Kiely, "Gastric malignant schwannoma in a child," British Journal of Radiology, vol.
Rocken, "Recurrent malignant schwannoma of the lower lip: report of a case," Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery, vol.
!151 One pelvic retroperitoneal neurilemoma arose in the fallopian tube,!161 and one malignant schwannoma arose in the cervix.!17] Yadav et al.!18] reported one case of neurilemoma located in the right adnexa, and Sinha et al.!9] reported two cases of pelvic schwannomas located in the broad ligament, with the clinical expression of a broad-ligament myoma.
The term MPNST replaces a number of previously used names including malignant schwannoma, neurofibrosarcoma, and neurogenic sarcoma [2, 3].
Based on the presence of mitotic figures and nuclear atypia, four cases (13.7%) were diagnosed with malignant schwannoma. But without pathologic data were found about lymph nodes involved around specimen in malignant cases.
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumours (MPNST), also known as malignant schwannoma, arise from Schwann cells which are derived from the neural crest.
Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (MPNST) was previouslyknown as malignant schwannoma, neurogenic sarcoma, malignant neurilemmoma, and neurofibrosarcoma.
Evans, "Angiosarcoma arising from malignant schwannoma in a patient with neurofibromatosis," Cancer, vol.
HJ -Survival data for patients with malignant schwannoma: Clinorthoprelat res: 2004; 426; 69-73.

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