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Neuroma is a benign non-neoplastic growth of nervous tissue composed of nerve fibres and Schwann cells.[1]

Not otherwise specified, it often refers to a traumatic neuroma.[2]

Other types neuromas

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  1. URL: Accessed on: 22 January 2014.
  2. Kitcat, M.; Hunter, JE.; Malata, CM. (2009). "Sciatic neuroma presenting forty years after above-knee amputation.". Open Orthop J 3: 125-7. doi:10.2174/1874325000903010125. PMID 20224738.
  3. Perry, Arie; Brat, Daniel J. (2010). Practical Surgical Neuropathology: A Diagnostic Approach: A Volume in the Pattern Recognition series (1st ed.). Churchill Livingstone. pp. 238. ISBN 978-0443069826.