Skin nonmelanocytic tumor

Neural tumors

Palisaded encapsulated neuroma

Topic Completed: 1 September 2012

Minor changes: 15 July 2021

Copyright: 2003-2021,, Inc.

PubMed search: Palisaded encapsulated neuroma [title]

Christopher S. Hale, M.D.
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Cite this page: Hale CS. Palisaded encapsulated neuroma. website. Accessed December 4th, 2021.
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

Contributed by Mark R. Wick, M.D.

Positive stains
Differential diagnosis
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