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Nerve Tumors

There are two main types of nerve tumors: schwannomas and neurofibromas. There are some other types of nerve tumors, although they are very rare. Both schwannomas and neurofibromas can happen as part of a genetic condition, called neurofibromatosis or schwannomatosis. More often, though, they can happen sporadically without any familial or genetic predisposition. Nerve tumors can occur next to the spinal cord or in any nerve in your body. They usually form a discrete lump that can become painful. Sometimes, they are associated with pain. Learn more about care at Ohio State's Medical Center:

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Ohio State is recognized by U.S.News & World Report as one of the nation's best hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery. Schedule an appointment with Ohio State's neurosurgery experts. Call 614-293-8714.