Neurofibroma

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Neurofibroma

A neurofibroma is a non-cancerous (benign) tumor that develops from the cells and tissues that cover nerves. Some people who develop neurofibromas have a genetic condition known as neurofibromatosis (NF). There are different types of NF, but type 1 is the most common.
 

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Neurofibroma" returned 182 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Plexiform cervical neurofibroma: about a case].
 

Author(s): Lamiae Bouimetarhan, Habib Bellamlih, Issam En-Nafaa, Jamal El Fenni, Touria Amil, Bouchaib Radouane

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Plexiform neurofibroma is a rare benign tumor of the peripheral nerves involving the conjunctiva cells of the perineurium. It is pathognomonic of neurofibromatosis type1 (NF1 or Von Recklinghausen disease). MRI is a great help in the diagnosis of this pathology. Anatomopathological ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Large penile plexiform neurofibroma in an 11-year old boy.
 

Author(s): Nwokoro Chingbundu Collins, Emmanuel Ezekiel Ayodeji, Fatungase Oluwabunmi Motunrayo, Salami Babatunde Abayomi, Ogundele Ibukunolu Olufemi, Amosu Lukmon Olusesan

Journal: Malawi Med J. 2018 03;30(1):49-51.

 

Neurofibromatosis is a genetically inherited disorder of the nervous system (brain and spinal cord) which mainly affects the development of nerve (neural) cell tissues, causing tumors (neurofibromas) to develop on nerves. It is the most common single gene disorder of the nervous system ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Isolated neurofibroma of the eyelid mimicking recurrent chalazion.
 

Author(s): H Vijaya Pai, Surabhi Abbagani, J Padma Priya

Journal: Indian J Ophthalmol. 2018 03;66(3):451-453.

 

Neurofibroma is a peripheral nerve sheath tumor which is seen in neurofibromatosis type 1 and is characterized by various ophthalmic manifestations. Solitary neurofibroma of the eyelid is rare. We report a case of a 53-year-old female patient who presented with a painless swelling ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Neurofibroma" returned 21 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Neurofibroma involving obturator nerve mimicking an adnexal mass: a rare case report and PRISMA-driven systematic review.
 

Author(s): Wei-Ting Chao, Chia-Hao Liu, Yi-Jen Chen, Hua-Hsi Wu, Chi-Mu Chuang, Peng-Hui Wang

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Pelvic masses are a common gynecologic problem, and majority of them are diagnosed as ovarian tumors finally. Sometimes, it is hard to distinguish the origin of these pelvic masses. The following case is a solitary neurofibroma arising from the right-side obturator nerve, which was ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Giant vulval neurofibroma: A rare entity with review of literature.
 

Author(s): Lalita Negi, Shailja Puri Wahal, Anchana Gulati, Vijay Kaushal

Journal: J Cancer Res Ther. ;11(4):1045.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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A rare case study of a retropharyngeal neurofibroma and a brief literature review.
 

Author(s): I Atallah, J Gervasoni, E Gay, C A Righini

Journal: Eur Ann Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Dis. 2016 Feb;133(1):47-50.

 

Space occupying lesions in the retropharyngeal space are rare.

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Phase II Study of Binimetinib in Children and Adults With NF1 Plexiform Neurofibromas
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Neurofibromatosis Type 1; Plexiform Neurofibroma

 

Last Updated: 8 May 2018

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Study of Imatinib Mesylate in Neurofibromatosis Type I Patients Aged 2 to 21 With Plexiform Neurofibromas
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Plexiform Neurofibromas

 

Last Updated: 5 Sep 2018

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Photodynamic Therapy for Benign Dermal Neurofibromas
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: NEUROFIBROMATOSIS 1

 

Last Updated: 28 Aug 2018

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