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Case 14069

Type 1 neurofibromatosis: a rare case of ulnar congenital pseudarthrosis

Author(s)
Moreira, Adriana; Portugal, Inês; Carneiro, Alexandre; Castro, Miguel

Centro Hospitalar de São Joao,
Radiology;
Alameda Prof. Hernani Monteiro
4200-319 Porto, Portugal;
Email:Adriana.clmoreira25@gmail.com
 
Patient
female, 17 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Varus deformity

    Varus deformity of the forearm and multiple “cafe-au-lait” skin spots, mainly in the torso region.

     
    Area of Interest: Extremities; Musculoskeletal bone; Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: PACS; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Congenital; Genetic defects;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    AP incidence

    AP incidence - anterolateral bowing of radial and ulnar diaphysis with significant resorption of the ulnar shaft at the junction of the middle and distal thirds. Radial head dislocation is also seen.

     
    Area of Interest: Extremities; Musculoskeletal bone; Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: Plain radiographic studies; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Genetic defects;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Lateral incidence

    Lateral incidence - advanced anterolateral bowing of the radial and ulnar diaphysis with resorption of the ulnar shaft at the junction of the middle and distal thirds and radial head dislocation.

     
    Area of Interest: Extremities; Musculoskeletal bone; Musculoskeletal joint; Imaging Technique: Plain radiographic studies; Procedure: Education; Special Focus: Congenital; Genetic defects;
     
     
Varus deformity of the forearm and multiple “cafe-au-lait” skin spots, mainly in the torso region.
 
AP incidence - anterolateral bowing of radial and ulnar diaphysis with significant resorption of the ulnar shaft at the junction of the middle and distal thirds. Radial head dislocation is also seen.
 
Lateral incidence - advanced anterolateral bowing of the radial and ulnar diaphysis with resorption of the ulnar shaft at the junction of the middle and distal thirds and radial head dislocation.
 
 
 
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