• An understanding of the relationship of the Schwann cell to other neuronal elements in the peripheral nervous system is helpful in conceptualizing the pathophysiology of a neurilemmoma. (medscape.com)
  • A neurilemmoma is a benign tumor that typically grows on the myelin sheath around nerves in the head and neck, or in the nerves associated with flexing in the arms and legs. (wisegeek.com)
  • Gliomas may form in the retina of the eye, in the brain, in the heart, in the myelin sheaths of nerves (neurilemmoma), and occasionally in the sinus, where the tumour has been derived from the olfactory bulb of the brain. (academic.ru)