What are types of benign nerve-sheath tumors?

Updated: Dec 03, 2018
  • Author: Vinod B Shidham, MD, FRCPath; Chief Editor: Omohodion (Odion) Binitie, MD  more...
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Benign nerve-sheath tumors include the following:

  • Schwannoma (including variants)
  • Melanotic schwannoma
  • Neurofibroma (including variants) - Plexiform neurofibroma
  • Perineurioma - Malignant perineurioma
  • Granular cell tumor
  • Dermal nerve sheath myxoma
  • Solitary circumscribed neuroma
  • Ectopic meningioma
  • Nasal glial heterotopia
  • Benign Triton tumor
  • Hybrid nerve-sheath tumors

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