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Neurofibromatosis Type 2 Differential Diagnoses

  • Author: David T Hsieh, MD, FAAP; Chief Editor: Amy Kao, MD  more...
 
Updated: Oct 27, 2014
 
 
 
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Author

David T Hsieh, MD, FAAP Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F Edward Hebert School of Medicine; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio School of Medicine

David T Hsieh, MD, FAAP is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Neurology, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Epilepsy Society, Child Neurology Society

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Coauthor(s)

Luis O Rohena, MD Chief, Medical Genetics, San Antonio Military Medical Center; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F Edward Hebert School of Medicine; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Luis O Rohena, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Pediatrics, American Chemical Society, American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics, American Society of Human Genetics

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Chief Editor

Amy Kao, MD Attending Neurologist, Children's National Medical Center

Amy Kao, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Neurology, American Epilepsy Society, Child Neurology Society

Disclosure: Have stock from Cellectar Biosciences; have stock from Varian medical systems; have stock from Express Scripts.

Acknowledgements

The view(s) expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not reflect the official policy or position of Brooke Army Medical Center, the U.S. Army Medical Department, the U.S. Army Office of the Surgeon General, the Department of the Army, the Department of the Air Force, Department of Defense or the U.S. Government.

David A Griesemer, MD Professor, Departments of Neuroscience and Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina

David A Griesemer, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, American Academy of Neurology, American Epilepsy Society, Child Neurology Society, and Society for Neuroscience

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Beth A Pletcher, MD Associate Professor, Co-Director of The Neurofibromatosis Center of New Jersey, Department of Pediatrics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Beth A Pletcher, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Pediatrics, American College of Medical Genetics, American Medical Association, and American Society of Human Genetics

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Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Editor-in-Chief, Medscape Drug Reference

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Subcutaneous and cutaneous lesions in a young man with neurofibromatosis type 2; note paucity of cafe-au-lait spots.
Right neck mass in a patient with neurofibromatosis type 2.
Facial asymmetry, OS proptosis, and exotropia, as well as several subcutaneous lesions on the forehead and face, in a 20-year-old man with neurofibromatosis type 2.
Posterior cervical scar from cord lesion resection, thoracic scoliosis, and subcutaneous masses in a young adult with neurofibromatosis type 2.
Meningioma to the left of midline in a patient with neurofibromatosis type 2.
Multiple meningiomas (on the left) on the surface of the brain in a patient with neurofibromatosis type 2.
Bilateral acoustic neuromas in a patient with neurofibromatosis type 2.
Bilateral acoustic neuromas and a left-sided meningioma in a patient with neurofibromatosis type 2.
Small ependymoma in a patient with neurofibromatosis type 2.
Multiple meningiomas in a patient with neurofibromatosis type 2.
 
 
 
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