Abstract

Three cases of chronic distal sensorimotor neuropathy are described in patients with neurofibromatosis. One had type 2 or central neurofibromatosis with a chromosome 22 deletion; the precise form of the disease was not established in the other two. A striking clinical feature was a diffuse nodular enlargement of the peripheral nerves. Nerve biopsies from all three cases demonstrated the presence of neurofibromatous pathology. Neurofibromatous neuropathy constitutes a rare manifestation of neurofibromatosis, related to diffuse neurofibromatous changes in the peripheral nerves.

Statistics

050100150'97'99'01'03'05'07'09'11'13'15'17
Citations per Year

147 Citations

Semantic Scholar estimates that this publication has 147 citations based on the available data.

See our FAQ for additional information.

Cite this paper

@article{Thomas1990NeurofibromatousN, title={Neurofibromatous neuropathy.}, author={Professor P. K. Thomas and Rosalind H. M. King and Theresa Chiang and Francesco Scaravilli and Atul Sharma and A. W. Downie}, journal={Muscle & nerve}, year={1990}, volume={13 2}, pages={93-101} }