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Neumann's syndrome (Franz Ernst Christian Neumann)

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Muscle cell tumour in infants. A benign, noncapsulated, pedunculated tumor, a smooth nodule 1 to 3 mm in diameter, of the oral mucosa, usually on the margin of tongue. See in newborn infants. Both sexes affected.


  • E. Neumann:
    Ein Fall von congenitaler Epulis. Archiv der Heilkunde, Leipzig, 1871, 12: 189.

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