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Related to fibroneuroma: neurofibroma
a tumor of peripheral nerves due to abnormal proliferation of Schwann cells; called also fibroneuroma.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
A moderately firm, benign, encapsulated tumor resulting from proliferation of Schwann cells in a disorderly pattern that includes portions of nerve fibers; in neurofibromatosis, neurofibromas are multiple.
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A benign, encapsulated tumor resulting from proliferation of Schwann cells.
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