Neurofibroma plexiformes (encapsulated) D36.1

Author: Prof. Dr. med. Peter Altmeyer

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020

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Neurom; Neurom tendril neurom; plexiformes; plexiform neurofibroma; Schwannom; tendril novelty

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Today, the pathological-anatomical name for a neurogenic tumour with a special histomorphological substrate is used inconsistently.

Clinical features
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Non-uniform clinical picture with elongated dermal or subcutaneous nodules.

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  1. Altmeyer P, Merkel KH (1981) Multiple systematized neuromas of the skin and mucosa. Dermatologist 32: 240-244
  2. Souaid JP et al (2003) Intraparotide facial nerve solitary plexiform neurofibroma: a first paediatric case report. Int J Pediatric Otorhinolaryngol 67: 1113-1115

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Last updated on: 29.10.2020