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Full schwannomatosis

Disease definition

A rare form of neurofibromatosis characterized by the development of multiple schwannomas (nerve sheath tumors), without involvement of the vestibular nerves, and often associated with chronic pain. Dysesthesia and paresthesia may also be present. Common localizations include the spine, peripheral nerves, and the cranium.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Full NF3
    • Full SWN
    • Full neurofibromatosis type 3
    • Neurilemmomatosis
    • Nonmosaic schwannomatosis
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Adult, Elderly
  • ICD-10: Q85.0
  • OMIM: 162091  162260  615670
  • UMLS: C1335929
  • MeSH: C536641
  • GARD: 4768
  • MedDRA: -

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