Schwannoma

What is Schwannoma?

These are tumors that develop from tissue covering of nerve called nerve sheath. Nerve sheath is composed of cells called schwann cell. They are Benign.

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Hi thanks for asking . I went for an MRI onto nerve sheath tumour and line you said its benign and it's called a shcwonoma and I have to have it...

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You can opt for surgical removal...

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Hi,

So it turned out to be schwannoma (not neurofibroma). Both these are very...

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I have a sudden lump (about 1 1/2 inches now) that has appeared on my right leg between my calf and my ankle. it is on the outside of my leg. I had...

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Hello dear. Biopsy is advised.

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Hello dear. In most of th cases , schwannoma are benign tumors and do not recur....

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hi i have a large mass in the posterior pelvis area that has been diagnosed as a schwannoma. through imaging it 95 percent not cancerous.it is on...

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Hi, the only way to rule that out would be a Biopsy. You can get a CT or MRI guided biopsy if the Radiologist is confident. Have you planned to get...

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hi i have an acoustic schwannoma, after my first surgery in 2009 it wasn't completely removed because it bent the brainstem and was resting on the...

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i am 48 years old male. i had schwannoma tumor at d11 and d12 surgically removed this year. i have weakness in my legs not able to walk or stand...

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I recently had my 6 mth MRI to "watch" a vestibular schwannoma. I'm not concerned about the schwannoma, because it has not grown. However, the report...

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My cousin is diagnosed with Vestibular Schwannoma and the tumour is slow-growing (2mm pa) but he has burning sensation in his ears. They think that...

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