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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 34-37

Nerve sheath myxoma of scalp: A rare site of presentation


Department of Pathology, North Delhi Municipal Corporation Medical College and Hindu Rao Hospital, New Delhi, India

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Dr. Sonam Kumar Pruthi
Department of Pathology, North Delhi Municipal Corporation Medical College and Hindu Rao Hospital, New Delhi
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijt.ijt_45_18

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Nerve sheath myxoma, a superficial myxoid tumor, was first described in 1969 by Harkin and Reed. Tumor has cytological and histological resemblance with neurothekeoma, another cutaneous myxoid lesion. Nerve sheath myxoma affects individuals of all age groups and equal predilection for both genders with most favored sites being the fingers and knee. Here, we present a case report of nerve sheath myxoma of the scalp, diagnosed and confirmed with histopathology and immunohistochemistry.


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