Cutaneous neurofibromas in neurofibromatosis type 1

Case contributed by Dr Francis Fortin


Referred to exclude a pulmonary consolidation in the context of leukocytosis.

Patient Data

Age: 82 years old
Gender: Female

Chest X-Ray

No definite pulmonary consolidation. Evaluation of the lungs is difficult because of the innumerable cutaneous neurofibromas.

Case Discussion

Cutaneous nodules are one of many cutaneous manifestations of NF1. 

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Case information

rID: 34742
Published: 6th Mar 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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