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Benign schwannoma


Other Names for this Disease
  • Neurilemmoma
  • Neurilemoma
  • Neurolemmoma
  • Peripheral fibroblastoma
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  • I had a schwannoma tumor removed from my stomach. It was a cellular type of schwannoma, and it was benign. What is the difference between this type of schwannoma and other types? Will it grow back? Should I be tested for this condition for the rest of my life? Click here for answer

  • Is it possible to have a schwannoma again after surgery? Click here for answer

  • I had a schwannoma removed from my arm. I now have numbness in the area and tingling in my finger. Will these sensations be permanent? And could a previous trauma cause a schwannoma? Click here for answer

  • Can a schwanomma cause vertigo if it is near an ear? Click here for answer

  • I have a fairly large schwannoma/myxoma tumor in my right arm in the tricept. I would like to know if I'm likely to have other such tumors in other parts of my body. Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Neurilemmoma
  • Neurilemoma
  • Neurolemmoma
  • Peripheral fibroblastoma
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.