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Ontology Browser

Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
autonomic nervous system neoplasm +   
cranial nerve neoplasm +   
meningioma +   
nerve plexus neoplasm +  
nerve root neoplasm 
Nerve Sheath Neoplasms +   
Neoplasms which arise from nerve sheaths formed by SCHWANN CELLS in the PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM or by OLIGODENDROCYTES in the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors, NEUROFIBROMA, and NEURILEMMOMA are relatively common tumors in this category.
neuroectodermal tumor +   
peripheral nerve sheath neoplasm +   
peripheral nervous system benign neoplasm +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: nerve sheath neoplasm ;   nerve sheath tumors ;   peripheral nerve sheath neoplasm ;   peripheral nerve sheath tumors ;   tumors of the nerve sheath
Primary IDs: MESH:D018317
Definition Sources: MESH:D018317

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