mucosal neuromas

Definition of mucosal neuroma

mucosal neuroma

(myoo-KOH-sul noor-OH-muh)
A benign (not cancer) tumor that forms around the nerves in the lips, tongue, lining of the mouth, eyelids, and gastrointestinal tract. Mucosal neuromas are found in people with a rare, inherited condition called multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2B.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms