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any tumor derived from cells of the nervous system

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Only a few studies have focused on the efficacy of radiotherapy in NF2 patients who have bilateral acoustic neuromas.
Avid golfers also are at risk for neuromas and hallux rigidus, a jamming and deterioration of the big-toe joint.
Neuromas in the lower extremities, especially between the toes, occur most often among women who wear high-heeled shoes and in tradesmen, such as pipefitters, plumbers and electricians, who crouch for extended periods of time.
These separated nerves cannot heal properly without the chance to connect to other nerve tissue, and end up creating painful growths called neuromas.
A true Morton's neuroma is painful with tight shoes and relief is obtained almost immediately by removing the shoe and rubbing the affected area.
Acoustic neuromas (vestibular schwannomas) are benign neoplasms that usually arise on the superior vestibular portion of the auditory nerve (cranial nerve [CN] VIII); larger acoustic neuromas can involve other nerves, including the facial nerve (CN VII).
The product is hoped to help patients suffering from pain as a result of conditions such as Morton's neuroma affecting the ball of the foot, amputations or other nerve damage in the foot.
Gamma Knife radiosurgery is a gentler alternative to traditional brain surgery for illnesses such as acoustic neuromas and metastatic disease, which is cancer that has travelled to the brain from elsewhere in the body.
Barts has successfully treated 15 acoustic neuromas in the past year.
Symptoms are generally worse in bilateral cases whilst large neuromas can also involve other cranial nerves, leading to meningiomas and ependymomas.
Magnetic resonance imaging identified bilateral lesions, each approximately 2 centimetres in diameter, at the internal auditory meatus (figure 2), consistent with a radiological diagnosis of bilateral acoustic neuromas.
Experimental studies have reported inconsistent evidence of biological effects of nonthermal microwave (MW) exposures at intensities comparable with those emitted from mobile telephones, and a recent review reported evidence of an association between long-term (> 10 years) mobile phone use and ipsilateral gliomas and acoustic neuromas.
Physicians and neurosurgeons from Europe, Japan, and the US discuss the treatment of patients with acoustic neuromas (vestibular schwannomas) in this volume intended for neurosurgeons, otologists, and radiation oncologists.
The centre treats patients with bunions, neuromas, claw toes, ingrown toe nails, arthritis, severe flat feet and heel pain.
Numerous surgical procedures have been attempted to prevent and treat amputation neuromas of the finger, but the results are inconsistent.