neurothekeoma

neu·ro·the·ke·o·ma

(nū'rō-thē-kē-ō'mă),
A benign myxoma of cutaneous nerve sheath origin.
[neuro- + G. thēkē, box, sheath, + -oma, tumor]

neu·ro·the·ke·o·ma

(nūr'ō-thē-kē-ō'mă)
A benign myxoma of cutaneous nerve sheath origin.
[neuro- + G. thēkē, box, sheath, + -oma, tumor]

neurothekeoma

benign tumors arising from Schwann cells; occur rarely in dogs.
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Antibody to S100a6 protein is a sensitive immunohistochemical marker for neurothekeoma.
Of the several antigens detected by anti-S100, A6 is expressed by some melanocytic lesions and is also a very helpful marker to detect neurothekeomas.