European Radiology

, Volume 6, Issue 1, pp 99–101 | Cite as

Delayed enhancement of peripheral zone of neurofibromas at magnetic resonance imaging

  • Y. Kurosaki
  • K. Kuramoto
  • Y. Itai


It is well known that bizonal histologic appearance characteristic of neurofibromas are reflected on magnetic resonance (MR) images. We report a case in which a delayed enhanced MR image showed that the entire mass enhanced homogeneously resulting in loss of zonal distinction on early enhanced MR image

Key words

Nerve Neurofibroma MR imaging 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Kurosaki
    • 1
  • K. Kuramoto
    • 1
  • Y. Itai
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, Institute of Clinical MedicineUniversity of TsukubaTsukuba-shi, Ibaraki-ken 305Japan

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