Plexiform neurofibromatosis

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

Diffuse infiltrative subcutaneous lesions of the lower abdomen and trunk with mildly enhancing core. 


Extensive plexiform neurofibromas involving the lower abdomen and pelvis, seen as diffuse infiltrative subcutaneous lesion with hypointense signal on T1, high signals on T2 with central hypointense central foci giving target appearance.

Case Discussion

Features are in keeping with Plexiform neurofibroma.

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Case information

rID: 8265
Published: 20th Jan 2010
Last edited: 12th Dec 2019
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