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Neurofibroma

A neurofibroma is a neural tumor that can evolve from a papule to a nodule or polyp.
Typically soft centrally, these lesions can be single or multiple. When multiple, they may be indicative of the presence of von Recklinghausen's neurofibromatosis.
With direct pressure the lesion seems to "button hole" into the skin.
Malignant transformation, while possible, is uncommon.

Treatment:

  • Surgical excision is curative.
neurofibroma


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