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Severe exophthalmos in trigeminal plexiform neurofibroma involving the orbit and the infratemporal fossa.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19364654     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Trigeminal plexiform neurofibromas involving the orbit and the infratemporal fossa are rare tumours. An uncommon case of a plexiform neurofibroma of the trigeminal nerve occurring in a 53-year-old female patient with severe cosmetic deformity is reported. The clinical findings, neuroradiographic features, surgical management, postoperative results and follow-up of trigeminal plexiform neurofibromas are reviewed.
F Santaolalla; J M Sanchez; C Ereño; G Lecumberri; C Valdes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-04-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0967-5868     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Neurosci     Publication Date:  2009 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-05-15     Completed Date:  2009-07-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9433352     Medline TA:  J Clin Neurosci     Country:  Scotland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  970-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Otorhinolaryngology Service, Basurto Hospital, School of Medicine, University of the Basque Country, UPV/EHU, Gurtubay, s/n, 48013 Bilbao, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Exophthalmos / etiology*,  surgery
Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods
Middle Aged
Neurofibroma, Plexiform / complications*,  surgery
Peripheral Nervous System Neoplasms / complications*,  pathology,  surgery
Trigeminal Nerve / pathology*

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