International Journal of Radiology Research

International Journal of Radiology Research


International Journal of Radiology Research
Vol. 2, Issue 2 (2020)

A rare manifestation of the neurofibromatosis type 1 involving the lower limb: Elephantiasis neuromatosa


Tushar Kalekar, Nikita Vinod Nemade, Neeraj Surendra Patil

Elephantiasis neuromatosa is one of the uniquemanifestations of neurofibromatosis type-1 (NF-1). Here is a case report of NF-1 presenting with elephantiasis neuromatosa of his lower limb. Radiological imaging helped in the perfect diagnosis as well as knowing the vasculature of a plexiform neurofibroma, which is necessary for further surgical planning.
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