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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.
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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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1,2) Baltarlali et al reported a case of traumatic neuroma two years post mastectomy and Kim et al reported a case of traumatic neuroma 14 years after mastectomy.
Key Words: Spindle cell tumor, neural tumor, oral cavity, S100, schwannoma, neurofibroma, traumatic neuroma, MPNST, GCT.
Histopathologically the close differential diagnoses are schwannoma, traumatic neuroma, neurofibroma, leiomyoma.
Ultrasound examination identified a traumatic neuroma just before the ulnar nerve branched into sensory termini and excluded neurotmesis.
The differential diagnoses of a median nerve mass include intraneural lipoma, ganglion cyst, traumatic neuroma, schwannoma, tenosynovitis, and vascular malformation.
Traumatic neuroma of the bile ducts with intrahepatic extension causing obstructive jaundice.
The first category includes traumatic neuroma, neurofibroma, neurilemmoma, and palisaded encapsulated neuroma (PEN) whereas the second category consists of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor (MPNST).
We also performed an extensive immunohistologic characterization of the traumatic neuroma.
Intensive reaction to CD57 is seen in traumatic neuroma, whereas in schwannoma capsular epithelial membrane antigen (EMA) and CD34 stainings are seen.
In retrospect, this patient had a laminectomy performed on his neck 20 years previously, which may have been the origin for the very unusual and proximal nerve root disruption and traumatic neuroma.