Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors
Other tumors of skin
Palisaded encapsulated neuroma

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

Revised: 5 October 2016, last major update September 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016,, Inc.

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Definition / general
  • Also called solitary circumscribed neuroma
  • Common, often on face; often due to trauma or surgery
Gross description
  • Small solitary papule
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Spindle lesion with palisading, occasionally epithelioid cells, lesion is not truly encapsulated
Microscopic (histologic) images
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Positive stains
Differential diagnosis