Risk of transverse section syndrome by intraspinal neurofibromas

Maria Hummel, Ralf-Ingo Ernestus & Cordula Matthies
Objective: Different to schwannomas, neurofibromas of the cervical roots cannot be resected completely without a high risk of new sensory and motor deficits. In Neurofibromatosis Type 1 (NF1), multiple neurofibromas are a rule and may cause considerable pain and increasing radicular deficits. In case[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]