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Plexiform neurofibromas (NF) involving the palmaris longus tendon are rare diseases difficult to diagnose when the classical manifestations, e.g. skin pigmentation, sub cutaneous nodules, lisch nodules, family history, etc are absent. We report a case of 26 years male with plexiform NF of palmaris longus tendon which is a relatively rare site. Plexiform NF commonly involve the cranial nerves.

Keywords: Plexiform neurofibroma (NF), Palmaris longus tendon, Median nerve.

How to cite this article: Ghodke AM, Vieira AE, Delat RV, Dua A. Plexiform Neurofibroma from Palmaris Longus with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. MGM J Med Sci 2014;1(2):99-100.

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