multiple neurofibroma


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multiple neurofibroma

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a) Pelvis computed tomography scan showed multiple bone defect of sacrum and iliac bones and enlargement of sacral foramina (arrowhead) corresponding to multiple neurofibromas.
Also known as von Recklinghausen disease type 1, the most important component of this disorder is the multiple neurofibromas.
Von Recklinghausen's disease or neurofibromatosis 1 is an autosomal dominant disorder with multiple neurofibromas and schwannomas, along with cafe au lait spots and axillary freckling.
DISCUSSION: Endolaryngeal neurofibromas are seen occasionally, of which solitary neurogenic tumors are common than multiple neurofibromas.
Multiple neurofibromas are more often discovered in the jejunum, stomach, ileum, duodenum and colon according to the frequency of the their appearance.
2) In 1975, Pen'kovskii reported a neurofibroma of the tonsil in a 61-year-old Russian woman with multiple neurofibromas.
Multiple neurofibromas (tumors on, under, or hanging off the skin).
5) Multiple neurofibromas are associated with von Recklinghausen's disease (neurofibromatosis type 2).
In the present study 2 patients of paraplegia had multiple neurofibromas with cafe-au-lait spots and axillary freckles, one among them had spinal neurofibromas, and one had scoliosis.
Physical examination revealed multiple neurofibromas (including plexiform variety) of the chest and trunk, multiple cafe-au-lait spots of the axillary and gluteal areas and trunk, scoliosis and a Lisch nodule of the right eye.

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