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widespread abnormalities in the nervous system, skin and bones. Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1 or von Recklinghausen’s disease) is the most common form, with an incidence of 1/35001. Neurofibromatosis type 1 is a disorder with variable phenotypic expression. Some patients may primarily have cutaneous expression, while others may have life-threatening or(More)
The purpose of this note is to describe an obtuse-angled laminotomy of C7 during cervical decompression that aims to preserve cervicothoracic junction stability and potentially reduce pain. Cervical spondylotic myelopathy can result from degenerative cervical spinal disease including, herniated disk material, osteophytes, redundant ligamentum flavum, or(More)
To The ediTor: It was with great interest that we read the clinical article by Souweidane et al. (Souweidane MM, Morgenstern PF, Kang S, et al: Endoscopic third ventriculostomy in patients with a diminished prepontine interval. Clinical article. J Neurosurg Pediatr 5:250–254, March, 2010). We have treated several similar patients using a different strategy,(More)
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