Schwannoma Neurilemoma | Diagnosis & Treatments

How is schwannoma neurilemoma diagnosed?

In addition to undergoing a complete physical exam and medical history, your child may have one or more of the following tests:

What are the treatment options for schwannoma neurilemmoma?

Neurosurgery to remove the tumor from the nerve is the treatment of choice for schwannoma. This rarely disturbs the nerve’s function. Review of family history and other diagnostic criteria for neurofibromatosis type 2 is important for children diagnosed with schwannoma. Radiation therapy may be used following surgery to kill any remaining tumor cells.