Neurofibromata of the foot in von Recklinghausen disease

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Unilateral painful flat foot deformity in a known case of neurofibromatosis type I.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Female

Extensive plexiform neurofibromas of the distal tibial nerve and the plantar nerves involving the tarsal tunnel. The cutaneous ramifications of the superficial peroneal nerve are also affected. Marked atrophy of the intrinsic foot muscles.

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Case Information

rID: 15170
Case created: 28th Sep 2011
Last edited: 17th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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