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  1. Facing Neurofibromatosis: A Guide for Teens (Children's Tumor Foundation) - PDF  
    ... neurofibroma deserves special mention. This is the plexiform neurofibroma. Plexiform neurofibromas represent growths around large nerves. They are thought ...
  2. Diagnosis of NF1 (Children's Tumor Foundation)  
    ... Nodule-like surface tumors are known as dermal neurofibromas. Plexiform neurofibromas grow diffusely under the skin surface or in ... neurofibromas) on the skin or one or more plexiform neurofibroma ( l arger areas on the skin that look ...
  3. About Neurofibromatosis 1 (Children's Tumor Foundation) - PDF  
    ... cence. Dermal neurofibromas rarely, if ever, become cancerous. Plexiform neurofibromas grow diffusely or as nodules under the skin ... the skull in which the eyeball is located. PLEXIFORM NEUROFIBROMA A diffuse, flat type of growth. Usually occurs ...
  4. Segmental NF: A Guide for Patients (Children's Tumor Foundation)  
    ... associated with overgrowth of part of the body (plexiform neurofibromas) • Knots on the skin (dermal neurofibromas) • Bony problems, ... may have an isolated tumor, such as a plexiform neurofibroma, without the other signs of NF1 throughout the ...
  5. ... the underarm or groin Large, soft tumors called plexiform neurofibromas, which may have a dark color and may ... breast in women Large tumors under the skin (plexiform neurofibromas), which can affect the appearance and put pressure ...
  6. Neurofibromatosis From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke)  
    ... across in adolescents and adults; two or more neurofibromas, or one plexiform neurofibroma (a neurofibroma that involves many nerves); freckling in ...
  7. Genetics Home Reference: Neurofibromatosis type 1 From the National Institutes of Health (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... typically develop later in childhood. Most adults with neurofibromatosis type 1 develop neurofibromas, which are noncancerous (benign) tumors that are usually ...
  8. What Is a Soft Tissue Sarcoma? (American Cancer Society)  
    ... tumors can occur almost anywhere in the body. Neurofibromas are very common in people with an inherited condition called neurofibromatosis (also called von Recklinghausen disease ). Sometimes neurofibromas of ...
  9. ... gliomas of the brain or spinal cord, or neurofibromas (benign tumors of peripheral nerves). Changes in the NF1 gene cause this disorder. Neurofibromatosis type 2 Less common than von Recklinghausen disease, ...
  10. Tumor Types (National Brain Tumor Society)  
    ... Type 2 occurs within the CNS. Type 2 neurofibromatosis causes multiple CNS tumors, including neurofibromas, multiple meningiomas, bilateral vestibular schwannomas, optic nerve gliomas, ...
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