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A Clinical Atlas of 101 Common Skin Diseases

Neurofibromatosis

A constellation of lesions that represent disorders of melanocytes (e.g., axillary “freckles” and café au lait “spots”) and of proliferations of Schwann cells (e.g., papules, nodules, and tumors of neurofibroma).

Segmental neurofibromatosis presenting with congenital excessive skin folds

Segmental neurofibromatosis presenting with congenital excessive skin folds

…):410-23. CrossRef 11. Korf, BR. Plexiform neurofibromas. Am J Med Genet 1999;89(1):31-7. CrossRef 12. Folpe AL, Inwards CY. Neurofibroma, Neurofibromatosis Type I, and Early Malignant Change in Neurofibroma. In: Goldblum JR, ed. Bone and Soft…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Halo Phenomenon?

…represents regression of a nevus. This halo phenomenon can occur around other skin lesions such as seborrheic keratosis and neurofibroma. The so-called halo phenomenon, or leukoderma acquisitum centrifigum, is characteristic of halo nevi but has…

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Myxoma?

…ored, but it has received attention recently. Subsequent authors have offered alternative names. The terms bizarre cutaneous neurofibroma, Pacinian neurofibroma, neurothekeoma, and myxoid tumor of nerve sheath are synonyms for nerve-sheath…

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Study By Disease

…ogranuloma (Quiz #533) Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma (Quiz #680) Neuroendocrine carcinoma (Quiz #730) Neurofibroma (Quiz #527) Neurofibroma (Quiz #528) Neurofibroma (Quiz #529) Neurofibroma (Quiz #674) Nevoid hyperkeratosis of the nipple (Quiz #443)…

Melanoma arising in a giant nevus spilus maculosus

Melanoma arising in a giant nevus spilus maculosus

…ial diagnosis we also considered a partial unilateral lentiginosis (PUL), which seems to be a mosaic manifestation of type 1 neurofibromatosis [5]. This rare condition was excluded on the basis of clinical findings because in PUL the background is…

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Metastasizing Dermatofibroma?

…ves, in part, from the word dermatofibroma itself. For pathologists in general, a term that ends in -oma, such as leiomyoma, neurofibroma, or hemangioma, denotes a neoplasm. In actuality, dermatofibroma is a type of fibrosing inflammation that has…

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Blue Nevus?

…ame elements as the ordinary type, but in addition possesses islands of larger cells arranged in a neuroid (‘pigmented neurofibroma’) or sarcomatoid fashion.” MacKie RM. Melanocytic naevi and malignant melanoma. In: Textbook of…