Definitions

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  • n. A benign nerve sheath tumour composed of Schwann cells.

Etymologies

Schwann +‎ -oma (from Schwann cell) (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Even though acoustic neuroma, or vestibular schwannoma, as it is also known, is noncancerous, it is important to the study because such tumors typically grow in the area of the brain where more energy is emitted from the cell phone and absorbed by humans, Dr. Joachim Schuz, who is with the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC and led the new study, told Reuters.

    CNET News.com

  • Even though acoustic neuroma or vestibular schwannoma, as it is also known, are non-cancerous, they are important to the study, because they typically grow in the area of the brain where more energy is emitted from the cell phone and absorbed by humans, explained Dr. Joachim Schuz, who is with the World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer IARC and led the new study, in the Reuters article.

    CNET News.com

  • The other patients presented a symptomatic vestibularis schwannoma and an atypic meningeoma.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • If it's a schwannoma arising from the nerve sheath, they could remove it without damaging the nerve fibers inside the sheath or they could irradiate it safely too.

    Planet Malaysia

  • The encapsulated tumor was completely resected through a left thoracotomy incision and it was found to be a benign schwannoma in pathology.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • This case highlights an atypical presentation of vestibular schwannoma, associated with audible "clicks" and normal hearing.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • We present a contemporary case report, describing the finding of a vestibular schwannoma in a patient who presented with dizziness and a "clicking" sensation in the ear, but no hearing deficit.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • As a result a rather unmusical and unpleasant memorial to the zoologist lies in the fact that a tumor of the neurilemma is sometimes called a "schwannoma.")

    The Human Brain

  • 'vestibular schwannoma', a term which also indicates its Schwann cells origin.

    Medindia Health News

  • All patients with retrocochlear (vestibular schwannoma or other internal auditory canal s) pathology), patients who received prednisone or other immunosuppressive therapy within 3 months, or patients with vestibular symptoms coinciding with periods of hearing fluctuation

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