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Neurofibroma, Plexiform MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Neurofibroma, Plexiform
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.580.600.580.585
C10.551.775.500.750.500
C10.668.829.725.500.600.500
Unique ID
D018318
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018318
Annotation
coord IM with precoord organ/neopl term (IM)
Scope Note
A type of neurofibroma manifesting as a diffuse overgrowth of subcutaneous tissue, usually involving the face, scalp, neck, and chest but occasionally occurring in the abdomen or pelvis. The tumors tend to progress, and may extend along nerve roots to eventually involve the spinal roots and spinal cord. This process is almost always a manifestation of NEUROFIBROMATOSIS 1. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1016; J Pediatr 1997 Nov;131(5):678-82)
Entry Term(s)
Elephantiasis Neuromatosis
Neuromas, Plexiform
Pachydermatocele
Tumor Royale
Previous Indexing
Neurofibroma (1966-1993)
Neurofibromatosis 1 (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/25
Revision Date
2004/07/29
Neurofibroma, Plexiform Preferred
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