Cerebral Intratumoral Haemorrhage Associated With Neurofibromatosis Type 1 Case Report

Ilhan D., Dagli S., Adapinar B., Ozbabalik D.

JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES-TURKISH, vol.26, no.2, pp.237-241, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.237-241
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


Patients with Neurofibromatosis type 1 usually present themselves with multiple neurofibromas and cafe-au-lait spots. Vascular disorders have been reported in only a small number of cases. The patient was a 34 year-old woman with a history of headaches, unconsciousness. We observed widespread neurofibromas cutaneous neurofibromas. Computed tomography scan showed an irregular hyperdensity in the left temporal lobe. T2 weighted-Magnetic resonans imaging revealed left temporal hyperintense lesion. Cerebral angiography showed no intracranial vascular lesion. We briefly discussed a Neurofibromatosis type 1 case with a cerebral intratumoral haemorrhage as an uncommon feature of the disease.