, Volume 35, Issue 8, pp 614–615 | Cite as

Neurofibroma: an unusual presentation

  • T. W. C. Chi
  • J. C. T. Lin
  • S. L. Shih
Head and Neck Radiology


We report neurofibroma discovered incidentally in a woman who suffered trauma to her cheek. The lesion was manifest on CT as a haematoma within a parotid tumour.

Key words

Neurofibroma-Parotid gland-Computed tomography 


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© Springer-Verlag 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. W. C. Chi
    • 1
  • J. C. T. Lin
    • 1
  • S. L. Shih
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyMackay Memorial HospitalTaipeiTaiwan, R.O.C.

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