Contributor: Meagan Seay, DO and Nasreen Syed, MD
Plexiform neurofibromas are firm, rubbery lesions that may cause a typical S-shaped deformity of the upper eyelid. They are associated with neurofibromatosis type 1.
These lesions are circumscribed and contain spindle-shaped cells arranged in ribbons and cords.
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