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Subcutaneous diffuse neurofibroma of the neck: a case report

  • Sebastien Janssens de Varebeke (a1), Arthur De Schepper (a2), Esther Hauben (a3), Frank Declau (a1), Eric Van Marck (a3) and Paul H. Van de Heyning (a1)
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  • Published online: 01 June 2007

A case of a rare and unusual variant of neurofibroma, diffuse neurofibroma (paraneurofibroma), in a young patient is presented. The clinical, radiological and histopathological features of this case are reported. The magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) features of the diffuse neurofibroma are comparable with those described in other neurofibromas.

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Address for correspondence: Paul H. Van de Heyning, M.D., Ph.D., Department of ENT Head & Neck Surgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Wilrijkstraat 10, B-2650 Antwerp-Edegem, Belgium. Fax: 32 3 825 05 26
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