Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors
Other tumors of skin

Author: Christopher Hale, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 5 October 2016, last major update September 2012

Copyright: (c) 2001-2016,, Inc.

PubMed search: neurothekeoma [title] skin

Related topics: Myxoid variant, Cellular variant

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Definition / General
Cite this page: Neurothekeoma. website. Accessed October 25th, 2016.
Definition / General
  • Also called nerve sheath myxoma
  • Benign, despite atypia and mitotic figures
  • Rarely recurs
  • Children or teenagers with tumors of central face, arms and shoulders
  • 80% female