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Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors

Other tumors of skin

Palisaded encapsulated neuroma


Reviewer: Christopher Hale, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 18 September 2012, last major update September 2012
Copyright: (c) 2001-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Also called solitary circumscribed neuroma
● Common, often on face; often due to trauma or surgery

Gross description
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● Small solitary papule

Micro description
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● Spindle lesion with palisading, occasionally epithelioid cells, lesion is not truly encapsulated

Positive stains
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● S100

Differential diagnosis
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● Neurofibroma
● Leiomyoma

End of Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors > Other tumors of skin > Palisaded encapsulated neuroma


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