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Year : 2002  |  Volume : 47  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 41-42

Bilateral Giant Plexiform Neurofibromas In Neurofibromatosis Type 1



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D . M Thappa


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A single plexiform neurofibroma or two of any type are considered diagnostic of neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF). Plexiform neurofibromas are congenital and pathognomonic for NF-1. It is uncommon for an individual with NF-1 to have more than one plexiform neurofibroma. We, herewith, report a 38 year old man with NF-1, having exceptionally large bilateral plexiform neurofibromas involving both lower limbs.


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