Dissertation > Medicine, health > Oncology > Nervous system tumors

Diagnosis and Therapy of Neurofibromatosis Type Ⅱ

Author ChenZhengHe
Tutor ZhangJianMin
School Zhejiang University
Course Surgery
Keywords Neurofibromatosis - Ⅱ Type NF2 Diagnosis Treatment
CLC R739.4
Type Master's thesis
Year 2009
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Objective: To investigate neurofibromatosis - Ⅱ type (Neurofibromatosis type 2, NF2) diagnosis and treatment, improve awareness of the disease . Methods: A retrospective analysis of 2003 since the Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University neurosurgery were treated by surgery or clinically , pathologically confirmed seven cases of neurofibromatosis - Ⅱ type , and to the relevant literature. Results: In the 7 patients , 2 males and 5 females , mean 27.6 years . Have bilateral acoustic neuroma six cases , appear side acoustic neuroma one case , one case with optic nerve glioma , meningioma one case of merger , consolidation neurofibroma outside the spinal canal and nerve sheath tumors in 2 cases. 6 patients after surgical resection, 1 patient to give up surgery. Surgical results acceptable. Conclusion: Neurofibromatosis - Ⅱ and clinical and MRI have certain characteristics , MRI plain and enhanced diagnosis of the disease is the primary screening tool, the best choice for total resection surgery is currently no effective cure .

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