DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for neurilemmoma

Neurilemmoma [DOID:3192]

A schwannoma (also known as an "acoustic neuroma," "neurilemmoma,":621 "neurinoma," "neurolemmoma," and "Schwann cell tumor") is a benign nerve sheath tumor composed of Schwann cells, which normally produce the insulating myelin sheath covering peripheral nerves.

Synonyms:  neurilemmoma,  DOID:3192,  Neurilemmoma (disorder),  Psammomatous schwannoma,  Schwannoma ...