Chest wall bleeding with giant intrathoracic meningocele in neurofibromatosis type 1.


We report the case of a 66-year-old woman with neurofibromatosis type 1 who developed chest wall bleeding with severe scoliosis and a giant intrathoracic meningocele. She was brought to the emergency department with acute-onset of left-sided chest pain and clinical signs of hypovolemia. Bleeding control was difficult in the first operation because the… (More)
DOI: 10.1510/icvts.2010.252676

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