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VARGAS, Thiago Jeunon de Sousa et al. Sclerosing perineurioma: case report and literature review. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2009, vol.84, n.6, pp.643-649. ISSN 1806-4841.

Sclerosing perineurioma is a rare benign neoplasm composed exclusively of perineural differentiation cells spread in a dense fibrous stroma. It affects primarily the skin of fingers and that of the palm of the hands. It appears as a hard papule or nodule, normochromic and asymptomatic. A case of sclerosing perineurioma in the left palm of a 16-year-old female is described, with detailed demonstration of clinical aspects, histopathology and literature review published in the English language.

Keywords : classification; dermatology; diagnosis; nerve sheath neoplasms; pathology.

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