Schwannomatosis: a new member of neurofibromatosis family.

  title={Schwannomatosis: a new member of neurofibromatosis family.},
  author={Shan-lin Chen and Chang Liu and Bo Liu and Chuan-Jun Yi and Zhi-xin Wang and Yan-bo Rong and Jin Zhu and Yi Ding and Guang-lei Tian},
  journal={Chinese medical journal},
  volume={126 14},
BACKGROUND Schwannomatosis is a recently recognized peripheral nerve polyneoplasm with clinical characteristics and a genetic background that differ from those of neurofibromatosis 2 (NF2). The diagnostic and treatment criteria of this rare disorder are herein discussed. METHODS The data of 180 patients who underwent operations for benign schwannomas from 2003 to 2012 in our center were reviewed. Eight of them were classified as schwannomatosis according to the diagnostic criteria suggested… CONTINUE READING

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