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Neurofibromatosis - Knee - MRI
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Neurofibromatosis - Knee - MRI
  • Case ID: 333
  • Diagnosis: Neurofibromatosis
  • Category: Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Category Type: Nerve sheath tumor
  • Category Sub Type: Benign
  • Location: Knee
  • Age: 45
  • Sex: M
  • Treatment: Observation
  • Image ID: 2343
  • Image Type: MRI
  • Images relating to this case: 2342 , 2343.

IMAGE DESCRIPTION:
Sagittal T2-weighted image shows the high signal features of a large plexiform neurofibroma in the popliteal space and behind the distal femur. There is no need to attempt to resect a benign lesion of this type but it must be observed for the 10% chance of it converting to a malignant schwannoma.

 

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