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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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Nerve sheath neoplasm is available below.

Symptoms of Nerve sheath neoplasm

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

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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 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 particularly true of mild traumatic brain 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 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 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 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 symptoms of more »

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Hospitals & Clinics: Nerve sheath neoplasm

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Nerve sheath neoplasm: Rare Types

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Nerve sheath neoplasm: Animations

Prognosis for Nerve sheath neoplasm

Prognosis for Nerve sheath neoplasm: malignancy is uncommon but when it does occur is usually fatal within a year

Statistics for Nerve sheath neoplasm

Nerve sheath neoplasm: Broader Related Topics

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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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