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48. Picture of Neurofibromas

Picture of Neurofibromas.
Image Source: Color Atlas of Cosmetic Dermatology Marc R. Avram, Sandy Tsao, Zeina Tannous, Mathew M. Avram Copyright 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Neurofibromas are benign tumors that arise on nerve fibers. Neurofibromatosis is a genetic condition that is associated with skin problems and multiple such tumors of the nervous system. There are two kinds of neurofibromatosis, type 1 (NF-1) and type 2 (NF-2). The photo shows several neurofibromas on the left cheek of a patient.

Text Source: Color Atlas of Cosmetic Dermatology Marc R. Avram, Sandy Tsao, Zeina Tannous, Mathew M. Avram Copyright 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

Text Reference: "Neurofibroma." American Brain Tumor Association.

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