What are the treatment options for cutaneous neurofibromas?

Updated: Jan 30, 2020
  • Author: Ginard I Henry, MD; Chief Editor: Gregory Gary Caputy, MD, PhD, FICS  more...
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Cutaneous neurofibromas can be excised if they cause deformation of surrounding tissues or have become symptomatic. In addition, any lesions suspicious for malignant transformation, evidenced by rapid growth or pain, should also be surgically excised.


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