Neurofibroma

Etiology

  • Benign peripheral nerve sheath tumors

Symptoms

  • Can be isolated, in which case asx
  • Sometimes pain from local effect/compression
  • Neurofibromatosis (see link) characterized by > 6 neurofibromas, cafe au lait spots, other findings

Physical Exam Findings

  • Raised, flesh colored nodules or papules
  • Soft and usually non-tender

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