TITLE

Recklinghausen'o liga, komplikavusi į neurofibrosarkomą. Klinikinis atvejis

AUTHOR(S)
Budrys, T.; Gleiznienė, R.
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Neurologijos Seminarai;2013, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p297
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents rare case of von Recklinghausen's disease complicated to neurofibrosarcoma in male patient who was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis 12 years ago. When patient's condition worsened, clinical and radio logical features let to suspect a rare complication which only occurs in 3-5% of patients -- neurofibrosarcoma. The diagnosis was verified histopathologically. Despite surgery and chemotherapy the patient died in about a year after diagnosis of neurofibrosarkoma due to complications of the disease. The article shortly discusses neurofibromatosis and neurofibrosarcoma etiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management.
ACCESSION #
93404675

 

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