multiple neurofibroma


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multiple neurofibroma

[′məl·tə·pəl ‚nu̇r·ō·fī′brō·mə]
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Multiple bone defects of the sacrum and iliac bones and enlargement of sacral foramina corresponding to multiple neurofibromas (Figure 2) were also noted.
Multiple neurofibromas are a distinctive feature of neurofibromatosis (NF) type 1 and bilateral acoustic Schwannomas are a feature of NF type 2.
Neurofibromatosis type 1 is the most common of these disorders (affecting 1:3500 individuals worldwide) characterized by cafACopyright-au-late macules, axillary freckling, multiple neurofibromas, Lisch nodules, and bone abnormalities.
Multiple neurofibromas may be seen in neurofibromatosis (NF1).
The presence of multiple neurofibromas requires investigation for neurofibromatosis.
Sporadic and multiple neurofibromas in the head and neck region: a retrospective study of 33 years.
10 In this case the diagnosis of SNF was established by the presence of multiple neurofibromas localized on the trunk dermatomally without an affected family member or systemic involvement.
Despite the benignity of these 2 entities, it is important to differentiate these lesions in some situations because multiple neurofibromas may be a sign of neurofibromatosis (von Recklinghausen disease) and a superficially sampled desmoplastic melanoma can resemble a neurofibroma.
Approximately 30% of patients with a solitary neurofibroma will have NF1, and virtually all patients with multiple neurofibromas or plexiform histologic findings have the disease.
The differential diagnosis in this case included multiple basal cell carcinomas, rosacea, multiple neurofibromas, an giokeratomas, and adenoma sebaceum, Dr.

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