Cutaneous neurofibromatosis on chest X ray

Case contributed by Dr Mohamed Hossam el Deen


A known patient with neurofibromatosis type I came to the ER with SOB. She has a history of skin manifestations three years ago.

Patient Data

Age: 49
Gender: Female

 Multiple cutaneous and subcutaneous soft tissue masses and nodules of NF type I.

Also osteoporotic vertebrae of the dorsal spine is noted.

Case Discussion

Cutaneous manifestations of NF I could be seen in all radiologic modalities including MRI, CT, Ultrasound and X-ray. This radiographic case is a classic example.


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Case information

rID: 51817
Published: 8th Mar 2017
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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