Neurofibromatosis type 2

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

15 year old male patient presented with headache swelling over the calvarium and right sided ptosis.

Patient Data

Age: 15
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI
Modality: X-ray
Modality: CT
Modality: DSA (angiography)

Case Discussion

Brain CT and MRI revealed multiple extra-axial masses with the largest over the right frontal convexity (pathologically proven meningioma) the rest of the lesions are seen at the right cerebellopontine angle and upper cervical region, subsequently the patient was confirmed to have NF2.

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Case Information

rID: 8953
Case created: 11th Mar 2010
Last edited: 29th Nov 2015
Tags: brain, nf2
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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