Neurofibroma of cranial nerve X in von Recklinghausen disease

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Typical stigmata of neurofibromatosis type I. Muscular atrophy and paresis of the upper extremities.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Female

Case Discussion

Neurofibromas along the course of cranial nerve X on both sides, left > right with T2-hyperintense signal and contrast enhancement. Also extensive neurofibromatosis of the cervical spinal nerves and brachial plexus on both sides.

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Case information

rID: 14182
Case created: 4th Jul 2011
Last edited: 13th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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