Nerve sheath neoplasm
Nerve sheath neoplasm: Introduction
Nerve sheath neoplasm: Tumors that develop from the protective sheath surrounding nerves. There are two types of nerve sheath tumors: schwannomas and neurofibromas. They most often occur around the spinal cord. Symptoms are determined by the size and exact location of the tumor.
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causes, and treatments of Nerve sheath neoplasm is available below.
Symptoms of Nerve sheath neoplasm
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Treatments for Nerve sheath neoplasm
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Nerve sheath neoplasm?
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Nerve sheath neoplasm: Complications
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Causes of Nerve sheath neoplasm
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Nerve sheath neoplasm: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Nerve sheath neoplasm
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was initially misdiagnosed as a "nervous...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such...read more »
Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to
consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi.
See melanoma and spitz nevi....read more »
Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms
of severe brain injury are hard to miss,
it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a mild concussion diagnosis.
The...read more »
MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked.
This is...read more »
Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition
that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed.
It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease or dementia (such as Alzheimer...read more »
Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had
suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on their return.
A variety of symptoms can occur in post-concussion syndrome...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children.
See ...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis).
See ...read more »
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Nerve sheath neoplasm: Rare Types
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Prognosis for Nerve sheath neoplasm
Prognosis for Nerve sheath neoplasm:
malignancy is uncommon but when it does occur is usually fatal within a year
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Definitions of Nerve sheath neoplasm:
Nerve sheath neoplasm is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Nerve sheath neoplasm, or a subtype of Nerve sheath neoplasm,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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