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Schwannoma
Tumor del sistema nervioso periférico que surge en la envoltura (cubierta protectora) de los nervios. Es casi siempre benigno, pero se ha informado sobre schwannomas malignos poco comunes.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.