Giant Plexiform Neurofibroma

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Michelangelo Giovanni Vestita, Rossella Elia, Giuseppe Giudice

Abstract


We report a rare case of giant plexiform neurofibroma in a patient affected by type-1 neurofibromatosis and we describe the correct surgical management of such lesions in order to avoid intra- and post-op blood loss related complications.

Keywords


plexiform neurofibroma; giant; surgery; blood loss; arterial embolization

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