EURORAD ESR

Case 15454

Multiple localized and plexiform neurofibromas due to Neurofibromatosis type 1.

Author(s)
Alonso de León A, Romero Díaz B, González Domínguez MC, Rubio García JM.

Hospital Universitario de Canarias (Santa Cruz de Tenerife), Complejo Hospitalario Universitario Insular Materno Infantil (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria).
 
Patient
male, 17 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Ultrasound

    Multiple and well-delimited hypoechoic nodules located around the hepatic hilum.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Ultrasound

    Multiple and well-delimited hypoechoic nodules located around the hepatic hilum.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Ultrasound Image

    Multiple and well-delimited hypoechoic nodules occupy the whole retroperitoneum.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Ultrasound Image

    Multiple and well-delimited hypoechoic nodules occupy the whole retroperitoneum.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
  • Figure 5
    Ultrasound

    Multiple and well-delimited hypoechoic nodules located in the presacral space.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
  • Figure 6
    Colour Doppler Ultrasound

    Nodules are hypoechoic with a hyperechogenic centre and they do not show vascular flow in colour Doppler mode.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound-Colour Doppler; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
  • Figure 7
    Ultrasound

    Soft tissue ultrasound. Hypoechoic nodule on the skin similar to abdominal nodules.

     
    Area of Interest: Soft tissues / Skin; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
  • Figure 8
    MRI

    Coronal T2WI MRI. Countless invasive and no-infiltrating hyperintense nodular lesions that affect the subcutaneous tissue, all the dorsal, lumbar and sacral nerve roots, and the intra-abdominal nervous plexus. We can...

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology peripheral nerve; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
  • Figure 9
    MRI

    Coronal T2WI MRI. Countless invasive and no-infiltrating hyperintense nodular lesions that affect the subcutaneous tissue, all the dorsal, lumbar and sacral nerve roots, and the intra-abdominal nervous plexus. We can...

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology peripheral nerve; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
  • Figure 10
    MRI

    Coronal T2WI MRI. Countless invasive and no-infiltrating hyperintense nodular lesions that affect the subcutaneous tissue, all the dorsal, lumbar and sacral nerve roots, and the intra-abdominal nervous plexus. We can...

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology peripheral nerve; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
  • Figure 11
    MRI

    Coronal T2WI MRI. Countless invasive and no-infiltrating hyperintense nodular lesions that affect the subcutaneous tissue, all the dorsal, lumbar and sacral nerve roots, and the intra-abdominal nervous plexus. We can...

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology peripheral nerve; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
  • Figure 12
    MRI

    Coronal T2WI MRI. Countless invasive and no-infiltrating hyperintense nodular lesions that affect the subcutaneous tissue, all the dorsal, lumbar and sacral nerve roots, and the intra-abdominal nervous plexus. We can...

     
    Area of Interest: Neuroradiology peripheral nerve; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Pathology;
     
     
Multiple and well-delimited hypoechoic nodules located around the hepatic hilum.
 
Multiple and well-delimited hypoechoic nodules located around the hepatic hilum.
 
Multiple and well-delimited hypoechoic nodules occupy the whole retroperitoneum.
 
Multiple and well-delimited hypoechoic nodules occupy the whole retroperitoneum.
 
Multiple and well-delimited hypoechoic nodules located in the presacral space.
 
Nodules are hypoechoic with a hyperechogenic centre and they do not show vascular flow in colour Doppler mode.
 
Soft tissue ultrasound. Hypoechoic nodule on the skin similar to abdominal nodules.
 
Coronal T2WI MRI. Countless invasive and no-infiltrating hyperintense nodular lesions that affect the subcutaneous tissue, all the dorsal, lumbar and sacral nerve roots, and the intra-abdominal nervous plexus. We can observe the "target sign".
 
Coronal T2WI MRI. Countless invasive and no-infiltrating hyperintense nodular lesions that affect the subcutaneous tissue, all the dorsal, lumbar and sacral nerve roots, and the intra-abdominal nervous plexus. We can observe the "target sign".
 
Coronal T2WI MRI. Countless invasive and no-infiltrating hyperintense nodular lesions that affect the subcutaneous tissue, all the dorsal, lumbar and sacral nerve roots, and the intra-abdominal nervous plexus. We can observe the "target sign".
 
Coronal T2WI MRI. Countless invasive and no-infiltrating hyperintense nodular lesions that affect the subcutaneous tissue, all the dorsal, lumbar and sacral nerve roots, and the intra-abdominal nervous plexus. We can observe the "target sign".
 
Coronal T2WI MRI. Countless invasive and no-infiltrating hyperintense nodular lesions that affect the subcutaneous tissue, all the dorsal, lumbar and sacral nerve roots, and the intra-abdominal nervous plexus. We can observe the “target sign”.
 
 
 
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