World Journal of Surgical Research Volume No 6

Case Report Open Access

Role of Computed Tomography Imaging in Evaluation of Neurofibromatosis Type -2

Sharad Pandey, Kulwant Singh, Vivek Sharma and Richa Singh Chauhan
World Journal of Surgical Research 2016, 5:1

Abstract

Neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF-2) is a rare, inherited, tumor-prone disorder, characterized by multiple neoplasms of the central and peripheral nervous system associated with ocular abnormalities. It is associated with tumors of Schwann cells and meninges. Affected individuals inevitably develop schwannomas, usually affecting both vestibulocochlear nerves. In this article, we present two cases of sporadic NF2 with computed tomographic findings of bilateral acoustic schwannomas and multiple intracranial meningiomas with right orbital cavernous angioma.

Key words

Neurofibromatosis type 2, Bilateral Acoustic schwannoma, Meningioma, Cavernous Angioma, Computed Tomography.




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