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A Rare Case of Neurofibroma of the Anterior Abdominal Wall

PUBLISHED October 15, 2022 (DOI: https://doi.org/10.54985/peeref.2210p1298494)

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Authors

Lakshya Mittal1 , Reetesh Pathak1
  1. Jaipur National University Institute For Medical Sciences & Research Centre

Conference / event

16th Annual Conference of Hernia Society of India, May 2022 (Jaipur, India)

Poster summary

Neurofibroma is the most prevalent benign neurogenic tumour. Neurofibromas in the abdominal wall are very rare and not reported till now in this area to the tertiary care teaching hospital. The most common site affected is the retroperitoneal space. Provisional diagnosis can be made by ultrasonography, CT scan, MRI, but final diagnosis is made by histopathology and immunohistochemistry. Treatment includes surgical wide excision.

Keywords

Rare, Hernia, Neurofibroma, Abdomen, Tumour

Research areas

Anatomy and Physiology, Biological Sciences, Education, Medicine

References

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The datasets generated during and / or analyzed during the current study are available from the corresponding author on reasonable request.
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Mittal, L., Pathak, R. A Rare Case of Neurofibroma of the Anterior Abdominal Wall [not peer reviewed]. Peeref 2022 (poster).
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