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CASE REPORT
Year : 2008  |  Volume : 53  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 35-36

Myxoid neurofibroma: An unusual presentation


1 Service of Dermatology, Hospital General de México, Mexico
2 Department of Dermatopathology, Hospital General de México, Mexico

Correspondence Address:
Andres Tirado-Sanchez
Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital General de México, Dr. Balmis 148, Col. Doctores, Deleg. Cuauhtemoc, México, D.F, C.P. 06726
Mexico
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.39742

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Myxoid neurofibroma (MN) is a benign tumor of perineural cell origin, which is demonstrated with a positive immunohistochemical staining for S-100 protein. The most common locations of the MN are the face, shoulders, arms, periungual and in the feet. To our knowledge, this is the first time that a trunk location is reported. MN should be included in the differential diagnosis of tumors on this location.


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