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2014 | April-June | Issue2
Case Report
Plexiform Neurofibroma from Palmaris Longus with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Ashok M Ghodke, Alfven E Vieira, Rohit V Delat, Apoorv Dua
Author Affiliation
Ashok M Ghodke : MGM Medical College and Hospital, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Alfven E Vieira : MGM Medical College and Hospital, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Rohit V Delat : MGM Medical College and Hospital, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Apoorv Dua : MGM Medical College and Hospital, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

10.5005/jp-journals-10036-1016

ABSTRACT

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.

Source of support: Nil

Conflict of interest: None

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