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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 59-63

Elephantiasis neuromatosa of the lower limb in a patient with neurofibromatosis type-1: A case report with imaging findings


1 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital and PGIMER, New Delhi - 110 001, India
2 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Lady Hardinge Medical College and Smt. S.K. and Kalawati Hospitals, New Delhi - 110 001, India

Correspondence Address:
Shahina Bano
Room No. 204, Doctor's Hostel, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital and PGIMER,
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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.66684

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Elephantiasis neuromatosa is the most impressive manifestation of neurofibromatosis type-1 (NF-1). We report a case of NF-1 who presented with elephantiasis neuromatosa of his right leg. Cross-sectional imaging not only assists in the correct diagnosis but also aids in imaging the vasculature of a plexiform neurofibroma, which is essential for proper surgical planning.






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