• Claus-Peter Adler
  • Kazimierz Kozlowski


Neurofibromatosis is the most common phacomatosis and the one by which bones are most commonly affected. Mesodermal and endodermal derivatives are affected to a lesser degree.


Fibrous Dysplasia Primary Bone Tumor Polyostotic Fibrous Dysplasia Congenital Pseudoarthrosis Subperiosteal Hemorrhage 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.


  1. Bader JL. Neurofibromatosis and cancer: an overview. Dysmorphol Clin Genet 1987; 1: 43–8Google Scholar
  2. Baltzell JW, Davis DO, Condon VR. Unusual manifestations of neurofibromatosis. Med Radiogr Photogr 1974; 50: 2–15PubMedGoogle Scholar
  3. Casselman ES, Miller WT, Lin SR, Mandell GA. Von Recklinghausen s disease: incidence of roentgenographic findings with a clinical review of the literature. CRC Crit Rev Diagn Imaging 1977; 4: 387–419Google Scholar
  4. Chaglassian JH, Rieseborough EJ, Hall JE. Neurofibromatosis scoliosis. Natural history and results of treatment in thirty seven cases. J Bone Jt Surg 1976; 58-A:695–702Google Scholar
  5. Crawford AH. Neurofibromatosis in children. Acta Orthop Scand 1986;57 (suppl 218)Google Scholar
  6. Diard F, Guibert F, Cadier L, Garel L. Manifestations radiologiques de la neurofibromatose chez l’enfant. Med Infant 1980; 87: 825–41Google Scholar
  7. Ender A, Weickert H, Braun HSt, Franz U, Ender I. Sippenunter-suchungen bei der Neurofibromatose von Recklinghausen–Eine klinische Studie. Beitr Orthop Traumatol 1984; 31: 290–8PubMedGoogle Scholar
  8. Ferris NJ, Siu ICH. Neurofibromatosis 2: report of an affected kindred with a discussion of imaging strategy. Austr Radiol 1990; 34: 229–33CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. Galanski M, Cramer BM, Thun F, Peters PE, Vogelsang H. Radiologische Befunde bei der Neurofibromatose von Recklinghausen. Radiologe 1983; 23: 437–50PubMedGoogle Scholar
  10. Holt JF. Neurofibromatosis in children. AJR 1977; 130: 615–39Google Scholar
  11. Kameyama O, Ogawa R. Pseudoarthrosis of the radius associated with neurofibromatosis: report of a case and review of the literature. J Pediatr Orthop 1990; 10: 128–31PubMedGoogle Scholar
  12. Klatte CE, Franken EA, Smith JA. The radiographic spectrum of Neurofibromatosis. Semin Roentgenol 1976; 11: 17–33PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. Mendez HMM. The neurofibromatosis-Noonan syndrome. Am J Med Genet 1985; 21: 471–6PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. Riccardi VM. Von Recklinghausen Neurofibromatosis. N Engl J Med 1981; 305: 1617–27PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. Zanella U, Mödder U, Benz-Bohm G, Thun F. Die Neuro-fibromatose im Kindesalter. CT Befunde im Schädel-und Halsbereich. Fortschr Röntgenstr 1984; 141: 498–504CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Claus-Peter Adler
    • 1
  • Kazimierz Kozlowski
    • 2
  1. 1.Reference Center of Bone Disease, Institute of PathologyUniversity of FreiburgFreiburg i. Br.Germany
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyThe Children’s HospitalCamperdown, SydneyAustralia

Personalised recommendations