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Solitary submucous neurofibroma of the mandible: review of the literature and ...  -  ‎Nov 13, 2009‎
7thSpace Interactive (press release)Solitary neurofibroma is a rare benign non-odontogenic tumor. Particularly in the oral cavity, neurogenic tumors are rare, especially if they are malignant. ...

An interesting diagnosis for a presacral mass: Case report  -  ‎Nov 9, 2009‎
7thSpace Interactive (press release)Differential diagnoses include congenital causes such as teratoma or chordoma, neurological causes such as neurilemoma or neurofibroma or other malignancies ...

Pigmentary Findings in Neurofibromatosis Type 1–like Syndrome (Legius Syndrome)  -  ‎Nov 17, 2009‎
Journal of American Medical Association (subscription)...(2) 2 or more neurofibromas of any type or 1 plexiform neurofibroma; (3) freckling in the axillary or inguinal regions; (4) optic glioma; ...

Clinical and molecular genetic aspects of hereditary multiple cutaneous ...  -  ‎Nov 20, 2009‎
John Libbey EurotextTo exclude the differential diagnoses of eruptive syringoma, neurofibroma, neurinoma or eccrine spiradenoma, a biopsy for histopathological examination must ...

Apollo acquires cyberknife system  -  ‎Jul 19, 2009‎
Express Buzz...skull base tumours, chordoma, meningioma, neurofibroma, schwannoma, acoustic neuroma, intracranial AVMs, spinal AVMs, trigeminal neuralgia, neck, liver,

Dentist rules out surgery goof-up  -  ‎Jul 12, 2009‎
Calcutta Telegraph...“I carried out an intra-oral (inside the mouth) surgery for a neurofibroma on her jaw. After these surgeries the face swells up but for it to not return to

American surgeons carry out first US face transplant  -  Dec 16, 2008, French man underwent surgery following a facial tumour called a neurofibroma so massive that the man was unable to eat or speak properly.

Doctors hail first US face transplant  -  Dec 17, 2008
AFPHe had a facial tumor called a neurofibroma caused by a genetic disorder. The tumor was so massive that the man couldn't eat or speak properly.

Possible drug treatment for tumors in neurofibromatosis  -  Nov 1, 2008
HULIQ (press release),The latter type of tumor, called a plexiform neurofibroma, can cause disabling symptoms by compressing the nerve, the spinal cord, bones,

Imatinib Shows Promise for Neurofibromatosis  -  Oct 30, 2008
MedPage Today,Initial compassionate use of the drug in a three-year-old girl with the NF1 form of the disease resulted in about 70% shrinkage of a plexiform neurofibroma

Cancer Requires Support From Immune System To Develop  -  Oct 30, 2008
Science Daily (press release)During the course of these experiments, the researchers learned about a girl who had a large neurofibroma that could not be removed surgically because too

Researchers Identify Mechanism for Growth of Nerve Tumors in ...  -  Nov 3, 2008,The latter type of tumor, called a plexiform neurofibroma, can cause disabling symptoms by compressing the nerve, the spinal cord, bones,

Creciendo en el columpio del tumor  -  Nov 3, 2008,En el caso de Rubén la palabreja resultó tener apellido puñetero: neurofibroma plexiforme. "Nos lo explicaron con un ejemplo. A un bollito le pones nata

Cancer doesn't throw Texas Tech shot-putter  -  Jun 19, 2008
USA TodayThe results, she believed, would reveal another benign neurofibroma like the one that had been removed from her when she was 11. "That's what I assumed that

Lazarus Rises  -  Jun 27, 2008
4RFV,His most famous case is Huang Chuncai, a 31-year-old man suffering from one of the world's most extreme cases of neurofibroma – a tumour of the nervous

Doc Sales Made for September Films  -  Jun 26, 2008
World Screen News,His most famous case is a 31-year-old man who suffers from one of the world’s most extreme cases of neurofibroma, a tumor of the nervous system.

Huntsville woman sees good despite hardships  -  May 8, 2008
Huntsville Item,...“Since I was little, I’ve had close to 20 surgeries, including brain surgery for a type of tumor I have called Plexiform neurofibroma,? she said.

Scientists on trail of way to predict NF1 tumor growth and ...  -  May 16, 2008
EurekAlert (press release),They used comparative microarray gene expression analysis on normal human Schwann cell cultures and neurofibroma/MPNST cell cultures as well as plexiform

Intraosseous Schwannoma of the Frontal Bone  -  Mar 10, 2008
Ortho SuperSite,Solitary intraosseous neurilemmoma of the tibia: review of intraosseous neurilemmoma and neurofibroma. Clin Orthop Relat Res . 1976; (117):271-282.

Neurofibromatosis I Report advises on examination, anticipatory ...  -  Feb 29, 2008
AAP News (subscription)...tumors in adulthood also exists, occurring in about 5% to 10% of cases and heralded by pain or rapid growth of a plexiform or deep nodular neurofibroma.

Causes and symptoms of seizure / epilepsy  -  Feb 29, 2008
Chennai Online,...heart arrythmias, high sugar levels, metabolic disorders, vascular disorders/tumours, brain tumours, neurofibroma, parasite infections, etc.

One special family  -  26 Nov 2007
Daily Inter Lake,Karen endured surgery again when another condition, neurofibroma mitosis, caused a nerve in her right leg to die. Eventually, her leg was amputated below

harlequin's darker side  -  Nov 14, 2007
New England Journal of Medicine (subscription),...which was attached to the second sympathetic ganglion. histopathological examination confirmed the presence of a neurofibroma. harlequin's syndrome

Primary Neuroendocrine Carcinoma Arising Within a Mature ...  -  Oct 11, 2007
Ortho SuperSite,2,5 In the differential diagnoses of sacrococcygeal teratomas, tailgut cysts, chordoma, neurofibroma, meningocele, fibrosarcoma, giant cell tumor,

Background information on Neurofibroma [When available]

A moderately firm, benign, nonencapsulated tumor that results from the disorderly proliferation of Schwann cells and that includes portions of nerve fibers. Also called fibroneuroma, schwannoma.

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