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

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

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with schwannoma of spinal cord

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
1

Data from patients with schwannoma of spinal cord, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with schwannoma of spinal cord

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with schwannoma of spinal cord, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has schwannoma of spinal cord on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 2
30s 3
40s 10
50s 9
60s 7
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 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 7
Female 26

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 14
Not Diagnosed 0

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