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 (no͝o-rō′mə, nyo͝o-)
n. pl. neu·ro·mas or neu·ro·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A tumor composed of nerve tissue.


n, pl -mata (-mətə) or -mas
(Pathology) any tumour composed of nerve tissue
neuromatous adj


(nʊˈroʊ mə, nyʊ-)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a tumor formed of nerve tissue.
neu•rom′a•tous (-ˈrɒm ə təs) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neuroma - any tumor derived from cells of the nervous system
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose


n neurinoma m; neuroma m; acoustic — (vestibular schwannoma) schwannoma m vestibular, neurinoma del acústico; Morton’s — neuroma de Morton
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Despite being called a “neuroma,” Morton's neuroma is not a type of a cancer; it is a thickening of tissue surrounding a nerve that leads to the toes.
Martin et al reviewed 276 cases of acoustic neuroma and found that 22% of them grew; their mean annual growth rate was 4 mm (range: 0.
The product is hoped to help patients suffering from pain as a result of conditions such as Morton's neuroma affecting the ball of the foot, amputations or other nerve damage in the foot.
Introduction: Acoustic neuroma is the most frequent benign tumour at cerebellopontine angle.
Metatarsalgia and neuroma, two other common foot conditions are also addressed by suppliers.
Their topics include the surgical anatomy of the cerebellopontine angle, nerve monitoring for cerebellopontine angle surgery, vestibular neurotomy by minimally invasive retrosigmoid approach, hearing preservation surgery for acoustic neuroma, and auditory brainstem implants.
When these nerves are cut and cauterized during mastectomy, the resultant nerve damage can manifest as neuroma formation and neuropathic pain along the two dermatomes, she said at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.
I have a big lump in my foot from the Morton's neuroma.
The anger from the pain of neuroma growing in the stump, the nerves not knowing the leg was gone.
A Morton's neuroma is an inflamed nerve that causes pain in the sole of the foot, usually between the third and fourth toes.
In immunohistochemistry studies, all three neuroma variants are S100-, neurofilament-, and myelin basic protein-positive.
We have treated cases including Glomus Jugulare, pituitary micro and macro adenomas, acoustic neuroma, schwanoma, Meningioma, metastasis, arteriovenous malformation, brain stem Glioma and recurrent GBM, Cavernous neuroma, pilocytic astrocytoma giant cell tumor etc.