Neurofibromatosis (Kennerdell Case 19, PPT)

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Identifier Kennerdell_case19_n.ppt
Title Neurofibromatosis (Kennerdell Case 19, PPT)
Creator John S. Kennerdell, MD, Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Allegheny General Hospital Professor, Ophthalmology, Drexel University
Subject Blepharoptosis; Ptosis; Proptosis; Exophthalmos; Neurofibromas, Plexiform; Neurofibromatosis; Orbit; Eyelid; Tomography, X-ray Computed; Microsurgery; Orbital Neurofibroma
Presenting Symptom A progressively enlarging mass in the superior right upper lid causing ptosis and proptosis.
History A 10-year-old boy with neurofibromatosis with a progressively enlarging mass in the superior right upper lid causing ptosis and proptosis.
Neuroimaging MRI scan showing lesions in the medial and lateral portion of the superior right orbit. MRI showing the two lesions in the superior right orbit on coronal view. Post-operative coronal MRI scan showing essential eradication of the right superior orbital plexiform neurofibroma.
Anatomy Orbit; Eyelid
Pathology Right superior cranio-orbitotomy with whitish, worm-like lesions (inferior central on the photo) which are plexiform neurofibromas.
Disease/Diagnosis Neurofibromatosis; Neurofibromas, Plexiform
Treatment Vaporization of neurofibroma by carbon dioxide laser.
Contributor Primary Kennerdell, John S.
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Type Image
Format application/pdf
Format Creation Scanned at 2700 ppi on Nikon LS2000 and Nikon 8000 film scanners
Source 35mm Kodachrome slide
Rights Management Copyright 2008. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit: https://NOVEL.utah.edu/about/copyright
Contributing Institution Allegheny General Hospital. Dept. of Ophthalmology; Drexel University. Dept. of Ophthalmology
Holding Institution Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah, 10 N 1900 E, SLC, UT 84112-5890
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL http://NOVEL.utah.edu
Metadata Cataloger Ken Rockwell, Associate Librarian, Marriott Library, University of Utah
ARK ark:/87278/s69c704j
Setname ehsl_novel_jsk
Date Created 2007-11-07
Date Modified 2015-09-08
ID 180098
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s69c704j