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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