Congenital neuroepithelioma in an infant hand.


Journal Article

We describe a congenital peripheral neuroepithelioma of the hand in an infant aged 6 weeks. This primitive malignant tumour of neuroepithelial origin is extremely rare in neonates. Peripheral neuroepitheliomas of the hand have not been described in the literature previously. Specific diagnosis and the current therapeutic approaches are discussed.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Erdmann, D; Brown, RE; Rumbolo, PM

Published Date

  • February 1996

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 21 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 117 - 120

PubMed ID

  • 8676016

Pubmed Central ID

  • 8676016

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1532-2211

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0266-7681

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0266-7681(96)80025-8


  • eng