What are neurofibromas?

Updated: Jan 30, 2020
  • Author: Ginard I Henry, MD; Chief Editor: Gregory Gary Caputy, MD, PhD, FICS  more...
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Neurofibromas are flesh-colored, exophytic papules that can occur anywhere in the body. They can vary in their prominence in the skin. Size also can vary greatly, from small lesions 2-3 mm in diameter to larger growths several centimeters in diameter.

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