A neurofibromatosis type 2 case with vestibular, trigeminal and facial schwannomas: Magnetic resonance imaging findings

Sinan Akay, Bilal Battal, Salih Hamcan, Kemal Kara, Mustafa Tasar

Abstract


Neurofibromatosis type 2 is characterized by the development of multiple nervous system tumors. This disorder is also called multiple inherited schwannomas, meningiomas, and ependymomas syndrome. In this report, we discuss the magnetic resonance imaging findings in a patient with Neurofibromatosis type 2 who had right and left vestibular and trigeminal schwannomas, unilateral facial schwannoma, multiple meningiomas, and cervical intramedullary spinal cord tumors.


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Journal of Biomedical Graphics and Computing
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