A Case of Successive Spontaneously Occurring Skin Neuromas

Takeshi Nakahara, Toshihiko Mashino, Hong Duan, Masutaka Furue, Hiromaro Kiryu, Nahoko Komatsu, Tomoaki Kaji

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A 10-year-old girl presented with a tender papule on her left instep. Six months after the papule had been excised, another papule appeared near the site of the operation scar. Histopathologically, sections from both papules showed common features such as multiple nodular structures composed of bundles of peripheral nerves in the dermis. Small axons were also found among the bundles. This was therefore considered to be a case of spontaneous neuromas of the skin.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)624-627
Number of pages4
JournalNishinihon Journal of Dermatology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Dermatology


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