Giant plexiform neurofiberoma

Journal Title: Journal of Surgical Dermatology - Year 2018, Vol 3, Issue 1


We report a rare case of giant plexiform neurofibroma in a patient affected by type-1 neurofibromatosis and we describe the correct surgical management of such lesions in order to avoid intra- and post-op blood loss related complications.

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Michelangelo Giovanni Vestita, Rossella Elia, Giuseppe Giudice


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Michelangelo Giovanni Vestita, Rossella Elia, Giuseppe Giudice (2018). Giant plexiform neurofiberoma. Journal of Surgical Dermatology, 3(1), -.