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.

neurofibroma

(ˌnjʊərəʊˌfaɪˈbrəʊmə)
n
(Medicine) med a benign tumour or growth on the nerve sheath, predominantly arising due to neurofibromatosis

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]
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
Translations

neu·ro·fi·bro·ma

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

neurofibroma

n neurofibroma m
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The spectrum of benign nerve sheath tumors includes true neuromas, shwannomas, and neurofibromas.
A total 31 patients with symptomatic cervical spine neurofibromas who underwent surgical decompression and tumor resection were included in this study.
Soft palatal neurofibromas are rare and present with slowly growing painless mass [2].
Segmental neurofibromatosis (SNF) is a rare variant of neurofibromatosis (NF) type 1 characterized by a restricted distribution of cafe-au-lait macules, and/or neurofibromas, and rarely freckling to a single dermatomal segment.
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5 cm in those postpubertal; two or more neurofibromas of any type, or one plexiform neurofibroma; axillary and/or inguinal freckling (Crowe's sign); optic glioma; two or more Lisch nodules; a bony lesion (such as sphenoid dysplasia or long bone dysplasia); and a first-degree relative with NF1.
1,4) Neurofibromas, in particular, cannot be distinguished from schwannomas on physical examination.
Neurofibromatosis (NF) is an inherited genetic disorder in which the nerve tissue grows tumours known as neurofibromas.
Confusion of spinal AVFs with spinal neurofibromata may occur on MRI because of the vascularity of some neurofibromas, as well as the similar appearances of neurofibromata and distended vessels as dumbbell-shaped masses associated with vertebral scalloping.
Em seres humanos, os TBNPs benignos, podem ser subclassificados como schwannomas, neurotecomas, neurofibromas e perineuromas.
Luckily, a biopsy showed they were not cancer but were neurofibromas and Ellis was diagnosed with nf1, a genetic condition which causes growths on nerve endings.