Neurofibroma

Common Name(s)

Neurofibroma

A neurofibroma is a non-cancerous (benign) tumor that develops from the cells and tissues that cover nerves. Some people who develop neurofibromas have a genetic condition known as neurofibromatosis (NF). There are different types of NF, but type 1 is the most common.
 

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Neurofibroma" returned 154 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Solitary preperitoneal neurofibroma: a case report.
 

Author(s): Noureddine Njoumi, Mohamed Elabsi, Gilles Attolou, Hafsa Elouazzani, Faricha Hassan Elalami, Mohamed Rachid Chkoff

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Neurofibroma is a rare benign tumor. The isolated presence of such lesions in the preperitoneal space with no evidence of systemic disease has never been reported in the literature.

Last Updated: 17 Apr 2015

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A childhood case of solitary intrascrotal and extratesticular neurofibroma.
 

Author(s): Asaad Moradi, Babak Kazemzadehazad

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Last Updated: 23 Feb 2015

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Huge neurofibroma of the scalp.
 

Author(s): Muhammed Eren Sim┼ček, Ramazan Kahveci

Journal: Indian J. Med. Res.. 2014 Nov;140(5):695.

 

Last Updated: 12 Jan 2015

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The terms "Neurofibroma" returned 18 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Pediatric laryngeal neurofibroma: case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Steven B Chinn, Ryan M Collar, John B McHugh, Norman D Hogikyan, Marc C Thorne

Journal: Int. J. Pediatr. Otorhinolaryngol.. 2014 Jan;78(1):142-7.

 

Presentation of a case of pediatric laryngeal neurofibroma (LNF) and review of the world literature. Comprehensive review of the world literature using Pubmed and Google scholar. Pediatric LNF was identified in 62 cases reported in the world literature. The most common presenting ...

Last Updated: 16 Dec 2013

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Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for localized neurofibroma of the esophagus: case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Katsunori Nishikawa, Noburo Omura, Masami Yuda, Yujiro Tanaka, Akira Matsumoto, Yuichiro Tanishima, Yoshiro Ishibashi, Katsuhiko Yanaga, Masahiro Ikegami

Journal: Int Surg. ;98(4):461-5.

 

Esophageal submucosal tumors are less common than other gastrointestinal tract tumors. Leiomyoma is the most common benign esophageal SMT, accounting for more than 70% of these tumors. We report on a case of a 56-year-old woman with a 3-cm diameter midthoracic esophageal submucosal ...

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2013

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Facial plexiform neurofibroma: is it truly just skin deep?
 

Author(s): Wenhui Huang, Wei-Sheng Chong

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A middle-aged Chinese woman presented with a slowly enlarging mass over the right side of her face that was later proven histologically to be a plexiform neurofibroma. This was associated with a localised depression over her right temple. There were no other features of neurofibromatosis-1. ...

Last Updated: 8 Oct 2013

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Cabozantinib for Plexiform Neurofibromas (PN) in Subjects With NF1 (16 Years +)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: NF1; Neurofibromatosis; Plexiform Neurofibromas

 

Last Updated: 24 Aug 2015

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Last Updated: 11 Jul 2011

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Study of PEG-Intron for Plexiform Neurofibromas
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Plexiform Neurofibroma

 

Last Updated: 8 Aug 2012

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