Neurofibroma

A neurofibroma is a benign nerve sheath tumor in the peripheral nervous system. Usually found in individuals with neurofibromatosis type I (NF1), an autosomal dominant genetically inherited disease, they can result in a range of symptoms from physical disfiguration and pain to cognitive disability. Neurofibromas arise from nonmyelinating-type Schw...
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neurofibroma

(noor″o-fi-bro┬┤mә) a tumor of peripheral nerves due to abnormal proliferation of Schwann cells; called also fibroneuroma.
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neurofibroma

[n] - tumor of the fibrous covering of a peripheral nerve
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neurofibroma

<oncology, tumour> A neurofibroma is a smooth, polypoid, soft or firm tumour that arises from the Schwann cells and fibroblasts of the neurilemmal sheath. They may grow anywhere in the myelinated nervous system. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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neurofibroma

neurilemoma noun tumor of the fibrous covering of a peripheral nerve
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neurofibroma

A benign tumor that develops from the cells and tissues that cover nerves.
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Neurofibroma

A neurofibroma is a neural tumor that can evolve from a papule to a nodule or polyp. Typically soft centrally, these lesions can be single or multiple. When multiple, they may be indicative of the presence of von Recklinghausen's neurofibromatosis. With direct pressure the lesion seems to "button hole" into the skin. Malignant transformation, while...
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neurofibroma

A tumor of the peripheral nerves due to an abnormal collection of fibrous and insulating cells.
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Neurofibroma

Benign soft, fleshy papule, nodule, or tumor that is a proliferation of neural tissue within the dermal layer of the skin.
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neurofibroma

Benign tumor of the nervous system arising from Schwann cells.
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neurofibroma

Type: Term Pronunciation: nū′rō-fī-brō′mă Definitions: 1. 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. Synonyms: fibroneuroma
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