The Immature Spine in Type-1 Neurofibromatosis

Crawford, Alvin H.; Parikh, Shital; Schorry, Elizabeth K.; Von Stein, Diane
February 2007
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 89-A, p123
Academic Journal
The article identifies the spinal complications in skeletally immature patients that are most commonly associated with neurofibromatosis. Neurofibromatosis is a multisystem skeletal disease that primarily affects the growth of neural tissue cells. The authors also present various strategies for the management of the immature spine in type-1 neurofibromatosis.


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