Dolichoectasia in neurofibromatosis type 1

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


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Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Female

Terminal internal carotid arteries as well as the vertebrobasilar arteries are dilated in keeping with dolichoectasia. Numerous subcutaneous nodules. 

Case Discussion

Neurofibromatosis type 1 is a neurocutaneous disease with diverse manifestations. Intracranial vascular manifestations includes stenoses, occlusions, aneurysms, dolichoectasia, and vascular malformations (e.g. AVM). 

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Case information

rID: 48022
Case created: 14th Sep 2016
Last edited: 19th Sep 2016
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