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80 Possible Causes for Subcutaneous Neurofibromas

  • Neurofibromatosis Type 1

    Multiple cutaneous and subcutaneous neurofibromas develop in adults. In older patients, they keep increasing in number and size.[web.archive.org] Multiple cutaneous and subcutaneous neurofibromas develop in adults. In older patients, they continue to increase in number and size.[orpha.net] Café-au-lait spots (CALs), cutaneous and/or subcutaneous neurofibromas (CNFs/SCNFs), skinfold freckling, skeletal abnormalities, Lisch nodules of the iris and increased risk[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Neurofibroma

    She was diagnosed with solitary subcutaneous neurofibroma with features of malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor transformation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Deep nodular neurofibromas: Involving tissues and organs underneath the dermis, but otherwise resembling cutaneous and subcutaneous neurofibromas.[en.wikipedia.org] Cutaneous and subcutaneous neurofibromas are not specific for neurofibromatosis, but plexiform neurofibromas are only seen in NF1.[dermnetnz.org]

  • Fibroma

    ‘Characteristic dermal fibromas and dermal or subcutaneous neurofibromas generally appear in late childhood or adolescence.’[oxforddictionaries.com]

  • Plexiform Neurofibroma

    Types • Plexiform neurofibromas may cause a marked deformation and enlargement of a body part or region, an event known as elephantiasis neuromatosa. • Cutaneous and subcutaneous[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Four varieties of neurofibromas have been documented, cutaneous neurofibroma, subcutaneous neurofibroma, nodular plexiform neurofibroma and diffuse plexiform neurofibroma.[ijdvl.com] On physical examination, the patient presented with numerous cutaneous and subcutaneous neurofibromas, as well as one large plexiform neurofibroma.[jpccr.eu]

  • Neurofibromatosis Type 2

    This patient had been previously diagnosed with NF1 on the basis of multiple CAL macules and suspected subcutaneous neurofibromas.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She was also found to have subcutaneous neurofibroma.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Multiple cutaneous and subcutaneous neurofibromas develop in adults. In older patients, they keep increasing in number and size.[web.archive.org]

  • Hibernoma

    Pilar cysts are usually on the scalp, presenting as marble-like nodules and are histologically distinct, as are angioleiomyoma, subcutaneous neurofibromas, subcutaneous dermatofibromas[dermatologyadvisor.com]

  • Astrocytoma

    The proband was a male patient who showed café-au-lait spots and multiple subcutaneous neurofibromas over the whole body, but his siblings only had regional lesions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor

    The patient showed 6 café-au-lait spots on the body, axillary freckling, and multiple subcutaneous neurofibromas.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Cutaneous neurofibromas greatly affect quality of life; subcutaneous, nodular and internal neurofibromas act mainly through compression and can transform into MPNSTs.[doi.org] Several clinical features such as internal or subcutaneous neurofibromas are predictors of mortality with NF1 [ 1 , 2 ].[ojrd.biomedcentral.com]

  • Pilomatrixoma

    The tumor proved to be pilomatrixoma, which closely adhered to a neurofibroma. Copyright 2017, International Institute of Anticancer Research (Dr. George J.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This case report adds the diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in the case of an NF1 patient in whom the rapidly growing, nodular, subcutaneous tumor initially led to the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lipoma

    Pilar cysts are usually on scalp, presenting as marble-like nodules; histologically they are distinct as are angioleiomyomas, subcutaneous neurofibromas, subcutaneous dermatofibromas[clinicaladvisor.com]

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