Diffuse neurofibroma of the scalp: a distinct histopathological entity -

@article{Neelam2015DiffuseNO,
  title={Diffuse neurofibroma of the scalp: a distinct histopathological entity -},
  author={Sreemani Kumari Neelam and Padma Malini Kyatham and Vijaya Nirmala Byrapuram and Lakshmi Narasimha Moorthy Nimmagadda and Shravan Kumar Odapally},
  journal={International Surgery Journal},
  year={2015},
  volume={2},
  pages={752-755}
}
Neurofibroma is a benign tumour of peripheral nerve sheath characterized by proliferation of Schwann cells, perineurial cells and endoneurial fibroblasts, involving the skin and the subcutaneous tissue in a plaque like fashion on the head and neck regions, primarily in adolescents and young adults. Different types of Neurofibromas can be identified including localized, plexiform and diffuse types. The diffuse variant is rare and distinct form, both histologically and radiologically. Excision… 

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