Schwannoma of spinal cord

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What is schwannoma of spinal cord?

Schwannoma, also known as neurilemmoma, is usually a benign nerve sheath (nerve covering) tumor composed of Schwann cells. The tumor can compress nearby nerves and causes pain, weakness, and decreased sensation.

Common symptoms reported by people with schwannoma of spinal cord

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Treatments taken by people with schwannoma of spinal cord

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Who has schwannoma of spinal cord on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 4
40s 7
50s 7
60s 5
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 4
40-49 years 3
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 6
Female 20

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 13
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from schwannoma of spinal cord patients who have completed their condition history
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