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plexiform neurofibroma

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A neurofibroma in which Schwann cells proliferate inside the nerve sheath, producing an irregularly thickened, distorted, tortuous structure.plexiform neuroma

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  • It is also vascular and the veins which ramify it have a plexiform or net-work like arrangement.

    The Mystery of Space|Robert T. Browne
  • Overgrowths in relation to the cutaneous nerves, especially the plexiform neuroma, occasionally originate in pigmented moles.

    Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
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