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NF2 - very extensive disease

Case contributed by Dr Frank Gaillard


No presenting history provided.

Patient Data:

Age: Young adult
Gender: Female

Thoracolumbar x-rays

Modality: X-ray

Acute thoracolumbar kyphosis is associated with a large right sided thoracic mass. 

MRI spine

Modality: MRI

The mass seen on x-ray can be seen to be dumb-bell shaped, passing into the spinal canal. Numerous other similar masses are also noted. 

MRI Brain

Modality: MRI

Large bilateral masses extending into the the acoustic meati (bilaterally) and Meckle's cave (right side) are noted, resulting in marked distortion of the brain stem.

Case Discussion:

Young woman with very extensive NF2 disease burden.

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