Congenital giant plexiform neurofibroma with occipital calvarial dysplasia in association with meningoencephalocele in neurofibromatosis Type 1 and segmental neurofibromatosis: report of 2 cases.

@article{Dadlani2013CongenitalGP,
  title={Congenital giant plexiform neurofibroma with occipital calvarial dysplasia in association with meningoencephalocele in neurofibromatosis Type 1 and segmental neurofibromatosis: report of 2 cases.},
  author={Ravi Dadlani and Venkatraman Sadanand and Nandita Ghosal and Alangar Sathya Hegde},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery. Pediatrics},
  year={2013},
  volume={12 5},
  pages={458-64}
}
Giant plexiform neurofibroma (GPNF) of the scalp is an extremely rare lesion reported in association with neurofibromatosis. Occipital location of GPNF is even more infrequent, especially in association with occipital dysplasia (OD). The authors report 2 pediatric cases of GPNF associated with OD. The first case had an associated meningoencephalocele, and… CONTINUE READING