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Traumatic neuroma

Traumatic neuroma
Classification & external resources
ICD-9 950-957

A traumatic neuroma is a type of neuroma which results from trauma to a nerve, usually during a surgical procedure. The most common oral locations are on the tongue and near the mental foramen of the mouth.[1] They are relatively rare on the head and neck.[2]

Additional recommended knowledge

It is also known as "pseudoneuroma".[3]


  1. ^ Kahn, Michael A. Basic Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. Volume 1. 2001.
  2. ^ Lee EJ, Calcaterra TC, Zuckerbraun L (1998). "Traumatic neuromas of the head and neck". Ear, nose, & throat journal 77 (8): 670-4, 676. PMID 9745184.
  3. ^ n_07/12569601 at Dorland's Medical Dictionary
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