Neurofibroma

Epidemiology

  • See also [[Neurofibromatosis]])

Pathogenesis

  • Arise from nerve root (and contain Schwann cells and nerve cells)

Clinical

  • Usually benign (malignant variants of neurofibromas are classified as Schwannomas, regardless of presence of nerve cells within the tumor)
  • Symptoms of Obstruction (see [[Obstructive Lung Disease]])

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