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… (More)
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2011
2011
Stem cells are under strict regulation by both intrinsic factors and the microenvironment. There is increasing evidence that many… (More)
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2008
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2008
Neurofibromatosis type 1 (Nf1) mutation predisposes to benign peripheral nerve (glial) tumors called neurofibromas. The point(s… (More)
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2008
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2008
BACKGROUND The risk to benefit ratio of face transplantation with a composite tissue allograft remains debatable, although this… (More)
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2008
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2008
Recent evidence suggests that alterations in the self-renewal program of stem/progenitor cells can cause tumorigenesis. By… (More)
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2007
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2007
Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is characterized by cafe-au-lait spots, skinfold freckling, and cutaneous neurofibromas. No… (More)
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2007
2007
OBJECTIVE To longitudinally analyze changes in plexiform neurofibroma (PN) volume in relation to age and body growth in children… (More)
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2003
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2003
Plexiform neurofibroma (PNF) is a typical feature of neurofibromatosis 1 (NF1). About 10% of patients with NF1 develop malignant… (More)
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1991
1991
We present a case of plexiform neurofibroma of the pelvis in a patient with neurofibromatosis using magnetic resonance imaging… (More)
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1989
1989
A 35-year-old man with a solitary subcutaneous cord running on the abdomen wall is reported. Histologic examination of the lesion… (More)
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1983
1983
We describe a rare variant of schwannoma characterized by a interconnecting multinodular growth mimicking a plexiform… (More)
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