The management of brainstem gliomas in patients with neurofibromatosis 1.

@article{Pollack1996TheMO,
  title={The management of brainstem gliomas in patients with neurofibromatosis 1.},
  author={Ian F Pollack and B S Shultz and John J. Mulvihill},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={1996},
  volume={46 6},
  pages={1652-60}
}
The appropriate management of brainstem tumors in patients with neurofibromatosis 1 (NF1) has been problematic because the natural history of these lesions remains poorly defined. To formulate rational guidelines for the evaluation and treatment of these tumors, we reviewed the outcome of 21 patients with brainstem mass lesions followed in our NF clinic during the last 9 years. We subdivided the imaging features of these lesions into four groups: (1) diffuse enlargement of the brainstem with… CONTINUE READING

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