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Skeletal Radiology

, Volume 43, Issue 12, pp 1773–1778 | Cite as

Diffuse infiltrative neurofibroma: a clinical, radiological, and histological conundrum

  • Ananth K. Ravi
  • Roopa Ram
  • Matthew R. Lindberg
  • Tarun Pandey
Case Report

Abstract

Diffuse infiltrative neurofibroma is a rare clinical entity that can pose a diagnostic challenge not only due to its rarity but also due to its varied clinical, radiological, and histological features. Our case illustrates how this entity may be misdiagnosed on clinical and pathological examination. Radiological imaging plays a critical and collaborative role in guiding clinicians and pathologists when faced with this challenging diagnosis.

Keywords

Neurofibroma Diffuse Imaging 

Notes

Conflict of interest

None.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ananth K. Ravi
    • 2
  • Roopa Ram
    • 3
  • Matthew R. Lindberg
    • 4
  • Tarun Pandey
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity of Arkansas for Medical SciencesLittle RockUSA
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyUniversity of Arkansas for Medical SciencesLittle RockUSA
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyUniversity of Arkansas for Medical SciencesLittle RockUSA
  4. 4.Department of PathologyUniversity of Arkansas for Medical SciencesLittle RockUSA

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