schwannosis

schwan·no·sis

(shwah-nō'sis),
A nonneoplastic proliferation of Schwann cells in the perivascular spaces of the spinal cord; seen particularly in older patients, especially those with diabetes mellitus.

schwannosis

[shwonō′sis]
Etymology: Theodor Schwann; Gk, osis, condition
a condition of overgrowth of the neurilemma or sheath of Schwann.

schwannosis

A term of uncertain utility for simple Schwann-sheath swelling.

schwan·no·sis

(shwah-nō'sis)
A nonneoplastic proliferation of Schwann cells in the perivascular spaces of the spinal cord; seen particularly in older patients, especially those with diabetes mellitus.