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Symptoms Of Schwannomas
I have 1cm intradural extramedullary tumor at L4, likely schwannoma,. I feel cord area becomes inflamed periodically with more symptoms. Possible?
Schwannoma that is expanding my right neural exit foramen@c3c4 and is encasing the ipsilateral vertebral artery, what symptoms would i have?
They are diff.tumors: Schwannoma - a neoplasm originating from schwann cells (of the myelin sheath) of peripheral or sympathetic neurons, or from various cranial nerves, particularly the eighth cranial nerve; schwannomas include neurofibromas and neurilemomas. A meningioma is a tumor that arises from the meninges — the membranes that surround your brain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends on exact loc: The surgery required to remove this tumor depends on the exact location of the tumor. It may be within the spinal canal, requiring a laminectomy, or along the nerve root, requiring a combination of a laminectomy and dissection of the tumor lateral to the spine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rare: These are not that common and can be considered rare. The cause of schwannomas is unknown, but they sometimes occur in individuals with certain disorders such as some types of neurofibromatosis. Treatment may include surgery, radiotherapy and/or chemotherapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im 34 years old. I was diagnosed with nerve sheath tumour, probably schwannoma. Surgery was recommended. Should biopsy be done before thesurgery?
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