Dermal and Subcutaneous Plexiform Soft Tissue Neoplasms

Hillary Elwood, Janis Taube

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This article presents an overview of soft tissue tumors that have a plexiform histomorphology. The more commonly encountered entities, including plexiform fibrohistiocytic tumor, cellular neurothekeoma, dermal nerve sheath myxoma, plexiform schwannoma, and plexiform neurofibroma, are discussed in detail, and other tumors are noted. Information on clinical features, microscopic findings, ancillary studies, differential diagnosis, and prognosis is provided for each entity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)819-842
Number of pages24
JournalSurgical Pathology Clinics
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 2011


  • Cellular neurothekeoma
  • Dermal nerve sheath myxoma
  • Plexiform fibrohistiocytic tumor
  • Plexiform neurofibroma
  • Plexiform schwannoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine


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