[A case of nerve angiomatosis associated with neurofibromatosis type I].

@article{Campe2012ACO,
  title={[A case of nerve angiomatosis associated with neurofibromatosis type I].},
  author={A von Campe and H Omaren and Matthias Troeger and Claudia Meuli-Simmen},
  journal={Handchirurgie, Mikrochirurgie, plastische Chirurgie : Organ der Deutschsprachigen Arbeitsgemeinschaft fur Handchirurgie : Organ der Deutschsprachigen Arbeitsgemeinschaft fur Mikrochirurgie der Peripheren Nerven und Gefasse : Organ der V...},
  year={2012},
  volume={44 6},
  pages={
          379-80
        }
}
We present the case of a patient suffering from Neurofibromatosis type I (NF-1) with acute, very painful neuropathy of the right lower extremity. The preoperative electro neuro- physiological study showed an impaired function of the peroneal nerve. The MRI revealed an extended diffuse plexiform tumour of the sciatic nerve and at thigh level. Biopsies showed marked diffuse angiomatosis within the sciatic nerve.To our knowledge, this is the first description of an intraneural vascular… CONTINUE READING