Massive Spontaneous Hemothorax, Giant Intrathoracic Meningocele, and Kyphoscoliosis in Neurofibromatosis Type 1

@inproceedings{Yusuf2014MassiveSH,
  title={Massive Spontaneous Hemothorax, Giant Intrathoracic Meningocele, and Kyphoscoliosis in Neurofibromatosis Type 1},
  author={Ayodeji Salman Yusuf and Ashok Pillai and Sajesh K. Menon and Dilip Panikar},
  booktitle={Journal of surgical technique and case report},
  year={2014}
}
Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF-1) is a heterogeneous autosomal dominant disease with an incidence ranging from 1 in 2500 to 1 in 3000. Rare intrathoracic vascular disorders resulting in massive spontaneous hemothorax with fatal consequences may occur in these patients, so also are various types of skeletal dysplasia which may result in dramatic presentations, posing management challenges to the attending physicians. We report the case of a 43-year-old woman with NF-1 who developed spontaneous… CONTINUE READING

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