Intramedullary spinal cord tumour associated with neurofibromatosis type 1

@article{Yagi1997IntramedullarySC,
  title={Intramedullary spinal cord tumour associated with neurofibromatosis type 1},
  author={Takahito Yagi and Kenji Ohata and Mahbubul Haque and Akira Hakuba},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
  year={1997},
  volume={139},
  pages={1055-1060}
}
We investigated the characteristic features of intramedullary spinal cord tumour associated with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF-1). We have experienced 44 cases of pathologically confirmed intramedullary spinal cord tumour. Diagnosis of NF-1 was done according to the criteria set by the National Institute of Health Consensus Development Conference. Within the described population NF-1 was diagnosed in two patients. Both the patients were male and histopathologically the tumours were anaplastic… CONTINUE READING

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