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Neurofibromatosis 237.70




Neurofibromatosis ICD-9

  • 237.70 neurofibromatosis, unspecified
  • 237.71 neurofibromatosis, type 1, von Recklinghausen's disease
  • 237.72 neurofibromatosis, type 2, acoustic neurofibomatosis

Neurofibromatosis Etiology / Epidemiology / Natural History

Neurofibromatosis Anatomy

Neurofibromatosis Clinical Evaluation

Neurofibromatosis Xray / Diagnositc Tests

  • Rib Penciling: 87% of idiopathic type curves with rib penciling progress to a dysplatic curve. Modulation = change from idiopathic scoliosis to dysplastic scoliosis (Durrani AA, Spince 2000;25:69

Neurofibromatosis Classification / Treatment

  • NF1: may have short angular scoliosis. Scoliosis is best treated with combined anterior and posterior fusion due to high potential for dural ectasia with weak posterior elements, increased pseudoarthrotisis risk, potential crankshaft phenomenon. (Kim HW, Spine 1997;22:2770).

Neurofibromatosis Associated Injuries / Differential Diagnosis

  • Scoliosis

Neurofibromatosis Complications

Neurofibromatosis Follow-up Care

Neurofibromatosis Review References

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