Solitary giant neurofibroma of thigh


1 Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

2 Department of Radiology, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

3 Department of Pathology, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

4 Department of Medicine, St. George Medical School, University of London, London, United Kingdom


Neurofibromas are rare, benign, nerve sheath tumors in the peripheral nervous system. The solitary type is found in those who do not have neurofibromatosis. Solitary neurofibromas are too rare in the giant type. We report a rare case of a solitary giant neurofibroma of the anterior right thigh. The diagnostic criteria, characteristics of imaging studies, and operative approach are represented.


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