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Traumatic neuroma
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ICD-9 950-957
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A traumatic neuroma is a type of neuroma which results from nerve injury, 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]

It is also known as "pseudoneuroma".

ReferencesEdit

  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.
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