Cervical vertebral artery aneurysms and arteriovenous fistulae in neurofibromatosis type 1: case reports.

@article{Schievink1991CervicalVA,
  title={Cervical vertebral artery aneurysms and arteriovenous fistulae in neurofibromatosis type 1: case reports.},
  author={W I Schievink and David G. Piepgras},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={1991},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={760-5}
}
Neurofibromatosis is of particular interest to neurosurgeons because of the various central and peripheral nervous system tumors and, more rarely, cervicocerebral arterial lesions associated with the disease. In the present paper, we report two patients with neurofibromatosis Type 1 (von Recklinghausen's disease) who had anomalies of the extracranial vertebral arteries. A large extracranial vertebral artery aneurysm was incidentally discovered in the first patient, a 43-year-old woman, after… CONTINUE READING