From the case: L3 nerve root neuroma


L3 nerve root neuroma

Axial T2 fat sat
Modality: MRI (T2 fat sat)

- “ The presence of a target sign is suggestive of a neurofibroma rather than a schwannoma or malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor, but is unfortun...”

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  • Neurofibroma - “ Neurofibromas are benign peripheral nerve sheath tumors usually solitary and sporadic, however, there is a strong association with neurofibromatos...”
  • Target sign (neurofibromas) - “ The target sign of neurofibromas is seen on MRI and represents a T2 hyperintense rim surrounding a central area of low signal. It is believed to b...”

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