Cite this page: Neurofibroma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://pathologyoutlines.com/topic/skintumornonmelanocyticneurofibroma.html. Accessed June 23rd, 2017.
Definition / general
- Benign mesenchymal tumor with nerve sheath differentiation
- Similar to counterparts elsewhere
- Dermal tumors may cause proliferation of entrapped sweat glands or folliculosebaceous structures
- Diffuse variant involves scalp as a thick plaque
- Localized or diffuse, intraneural, myxoid, pigmented, plexiform