Traumatic neuroma

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.[2] They are relatively rare on the head and neck.[3]

Traumatic neuroma
Other namesAmputation neuroma or Pseudoneuroma[1]
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  1. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 978-1-4160-2999-1.
  2. ^ Kahn, Michael A. Basic Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. Volume 1. 2001.
  3. ^ Lee EJ, Calcaterra TC, Zuckerbraun L (1998). "Traumatic neuromas of the head and neck". Ear, Nose, & Throat Journal. 77 (8): 670–4, 676. doi:10.1177/014556139807700816. PMID 9745184. S2CID 11599827.

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