Pacinian neurofibroma

Histopathology. 1977 Jul;1(4):247-55. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2559.1977.tb01664.x.

Abstract

At rare intervals in the literature, reports have appeared of a skin tumour containing structures resembling Pacinian corpuscles. Four such tumours collected over the course of 20 years are described and the literature reviewed.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Cell Nucleus / ultrastructure
  • Cytoplasm / ultrastructure
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Mechanoreceptors / pathology*
  • Neurofibroma / pathology*
  • Pacinian Corpuscles / pathology*
  • Peripheral Nervous System Neoplasms / pathology*
  • Skin / pathology