Vagus nerve schwannoma

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What is vagus nerve schwannoma?

Schwannoma, also known as neurilemoma, 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 vagus nerve schwannoma

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with vagus nerve schwannoma

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Who has vagus nerve schwannoma on PatientsLikeMe?


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

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 3
Female 2

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from vagus nerve schwannoma patients who have completed their condition history
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