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Neurilemoma in a patient with neurofibromatosis - Distal thigh - MRI
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Neurilemoma in a patient with neurofibromatosis - Distal thigh - MRI
  • Case ID: 331
  • Diagnosis: Neurilemoma in a patient with neurofibromatosis
  • Category: Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Category Type: Nerve sheath tumor
  • Category Sub Type: Benign
  • Location: Distal thigh
  • Age: 19
  • Sex: F
  • Treatment: Resection
  • Image ID: 2338
  • Image Type: MRI
  • Images relating to this case: 2336 , 2337 , 2338.

IMAGE DESCRIPTION:
Axial T2-weighted MRI image shows the high signal features of the neurolemoma in the popliteal space behind the femur. This tumor was surgically removed very simply by shelling it out of the substance of the intact sciatic nerve leaving it with normal function and very little chance for local recurrence.

 

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