SOLITARY NEUROFIBROMA OF THE ABDOMINAL WALL: A REVIEW

  • Reetesh Pathak Assistant Professor, Department of General Surgery, Jaipur National University Institute for Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Jaipur, Rajasthan.
  • Satyabrata Mohanty Associate Professor, Department of General Surgery, Jaipur National University Institute for Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Jaipur, Rajasthan.
  • Deepak Mewara Assistant Professor, Department of General Surgery, Jaipur National University Institute for Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Jaipur, Rajasthan.
  • Lakshya Mittal Postgraduate Resident, Department of General Surgery, Jaipur National University Institute for Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Jagatpura, Jaipur, Rajasthan. India.
Keywords: Neurofibroma, Surgical excision, Abdominal wall and NF1

Abstract

A neurofibroma may appear anywhere in the body in form of painless skin-coloured bumps on or under the skin. Neurofibromas are usually asymptomatic in nature however, some patients’ complaint of possible itching and tenderness and sometimes pain (intramuscular neurofibromas). Surgical excision of the tumor and oral analgesics for pain are the best available treatment. The purpose of the current study was to conduct a systematic literature review on the reported cases of the neurofibroma of the abdominal wall, treatment given and follow up. Our systematic review suggests that the abdominal wall neurofibroma is very uncommon and rare but a highly characteristic type of neurofibroma. Although, its occurrence is very common in patients with NF1, we reported a case of abdominal neurofibroma without NF1.

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Published
2023-07-01
How to Cite
[1]
R. Pathak, S. Mohanty, D. Mewara, and L. Mittal, “SOLITARY NEUROFIBROMA OF THE ABDOMINAL WALL: A REVIEW”, JSS, vol. 10, no. 1, Jul. 2023.