Plexiform trigeminal neurofibroma

Clin Radiol. 1988 May;39(3):313-5. doi: 10.1016/s0009-9260(88)80551-8.


Neurofibromas of the trigeminal nerve are uncommon tumours which usually present in patients in the third or fourth decade of life as a localised mass in the posterior or middle cranial fossa. A case is described of a plexiform neurofibroma of this nerve with unusual clinical and radiological features.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Cranial Nerve Neoplasms / diagnosis*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Neurofibroma / diagnosis*
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed
  • Trigeminal Nerve*