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Plexiform Neurofibroma

Known as: Elephantiasis Neuromatoses, Neuromas, Plexiform, Plexiform Neuromas 
A type of neurofibroma manifesting as a diffuse overgrowth of subcutaneous tissue, usually involving the face, scalp, neck, and chest but… Expand
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
BACKGROUND Effective medical therapies are lacking for the treatment of neurofibromatosis type 1-related plexiform neurofibromas… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND Plexiform neurofibromas are slow-growing chemoradiotherapy-resistant tumours arising in patients with… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Background— The plexiform lesion is the hallmark of severe pulmonary arterial hypertension. However, its genesis and hemodynamic… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND The risk to benefit ratio of face transplantation with a composite tissue allograft remains debatable, although this… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Neurofibromatosis type 1 (Nf1) mutation predisposes to benign peripheral nerve (glial) tumors called neurofibromas. The point(s… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Objective: To longitudinally analyze changes in plexiform neurofibroma (PN) volume in relation to age and body growth in children… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
In the United States, primary bladder neoplasms account for 2%-6% of all tumors, with bladder cancer ranked as the fourth most… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is one of the most common neurogenetic diseases affecting adults and children. Neurofibromas are… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVES The ability of 18fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (18FDG PET) to detect malignant change in plexiform… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
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  • American journal of medical genetics
  • 1999
  • Corpus ID: 2527066
Plexiform neurofibromas are among the most common and debilitating complications of neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1). They account… Expand
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