9550/0 Plexiform neuroma


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Plexiform neurofibroma

Definitions

Tumours of the central nervous system
ICD-O-3 topography code: C70, C71 and C72

An elongated and multinodular neurofibroma, formed when the tumor involves either multiple trunks of a plexus or multiple fascicles of a large nerve, such as the sciatic 1
 
Louis DN, Ohgaki H, Wiestler OD, Cavenee WK (Eds.)
WHO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System.
4th Edition
International Agency for Research on Cancer: Lyon 2007



. Plexiform neurofibromas are a typical manifestation of neurofibromatosis type 1 .



Peripheral nerves and autonomic nervous system
ICD-O-3 topography code: C47

An elongated and multinodular neurofibroma, formed when the tumor involves either multiple trunks of a plexus or multiple fascicles of a large nerve, such as the sciatic
2
 
Louis DN, Ohgaki H, Wiestler OD, Cavenee WK (Eds.)
WHO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System.
4th Edition
International Agency for Research on Cancer: Lyon 2007



. Plexiform neurofibromas are a typical manifestation of neurofibromatosis type 1 .



Connective, subcutaneous and other soft tissues
ICD-O-3 topography code: C49

An elongated and multinodular neurofibroma, formed when the tumor involves either multiple trunks of a plexus or multiple fascicles of a large nerve, such as the sciatic
3
 
Louis DN, Ohgaki H, Wiestler OD, Cavenee WK (Eds.)
WHO Classification of Tumours of the Central Nervous System.
4th Edition
International Agency for Research on Cancer: Lyon 2007



. Plexiform neurofibromas are a typical manifestation of neurofibromatosis type 1 .