Traumatic neuroma

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Traumatic neuroma
Classification and external resources
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ICD-10 T87.3
ICD-9 950-957
ICD-O: M9570/0

A traumatic neuroma (also known as "amputation neuroma" or "pseudoneuroma"[1]) 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]

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  1. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0. 
  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. PMID 9745184.