Surgical treatment of plexiforme neurofibromas/schwannomas in children with neurofibromatosis

Martin U. Schuhmann, Christoph Nagel, Viktor-Felix Mautner & Marcos S. Tatagiba
Objective: Plexiforme neurofibromas (PNF) in NF1 and – less often – plexiforme schwannomas in NF 2 are a significant source of suffering in NF patients. If present at a young age they grow significantly in the first 2 decades of life during the natural growth period. They are mostly symptomatic[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]