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neuroma(noo-ro'ma) [ neuro- + -oma]
Former term for any type of tumor composed of nerve cells. Classification is now made with respect to the specific portion of the nerve involved. See: ganglioneuroma; neurilemmomaneuromatous ('ma-tus), adjective
A benign tumor of the eighth cranial nerve. The symptoms may include hearing loss, balance disturbances, pain, headache, and tinnitus.
Neuroma occurring on the nerves of a stump after amputation.
Neuroma composed principally of unmyelinated nerve fibers.
Neuroma found in the mucosa and submucosa of the appendix.
Neuroma in the skin.
Neuroma with cystic formations.
A tumor arising from the connective tissue of nerves, including the myelin sheath. Synonym: neurofibroma; pseudoneuroma
Neuroma composed of true nerve cells.
Joplin's neuromaSee: Joplin's neuroma
Neuroma composed of medullated nerve fibers.
Neuroma of nerve trunks that appear to be twisted.
Neuroma containing an abundance of blood vessels.
An unorganized mass of nerve fibers occurring in wounds or on an amputation stump, resulting after accidental or intentional incision of the nerve.