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Nerve root neoplasm

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Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: Neoplasm of Nerve Root; neoplasm of nerve root; neoplasm of nerve Root; Neoplasm of the Nerve Root; neoplasm of the nerve Root; Neoplasms, Nerve Root; neoplasms, nerve Root; Nerve Root Neoplasm; nerve root neoplasm; nerve root neoplasm (disease); Nerve Root Neoplasms; nerve Root neoplasms; Nerve Root Tumor; nerve Root tumor; nerve root tumor; Nerve Root Tumors; nerve Root tumors; nerve root tumour; nerve Root tumour; nerve Root tumours; Tumor of Nerve Root; tumor of nerve Root; tumor of nerve root; Tumor of the Nerve Root; tumor of the nerve Root; tumour of nerve root; tumour of nerve Root; tumour of the nerve Root
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0003103


Benign and malignant neoplasms arising from one or more of the cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral, or coccygeal nerve roots. The majority of these tumors are benign. Clinical manifestations may include pain, weakness and loss of sensation along the course of the involved nerve root. Large tumors may cause spinal cord compression. [from NCI]

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