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Peripheral nerve tumors can arise from the nerve itself or its covering, such as nerve sheath tumors, or they can come from neighboring structures such as muscle or fat and cause nerve compression. Like other nerve conditions, numbness, weakness, and pain are telltale signs, and it may be possible to feel a lump underneath the skin if the tumor is big enough or if it is near the surface.

Surgery involves identifying and preserving the nerve before excising the tumor, taking care to remove only the tumor without injuring or cutting into the nerve.


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