Large intrathoracic meningocele in a patient with neurofibromatosis: technical report

Neurosurg Rev. 1996;19(4):275-7. doi: 10.1007/BF00314845.


The authors describe a case of large intrathoracic meningocele (16 cm) associated with neurofibromatosis. Computed tomography with metrizamide myelography proved valuable in locating the lesion and in reformation after surgery. The authors make some comments about surgical excision of large meningocele.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Male
  • Meningocele / diagnostic imaging
  • Meningocele / etiology*
  • Meningocele / surgery
  • Metrizamide
  • Middle Aged
  • Myelography
  • Neurofibromatoses / complications*
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed


  • Metrizamide