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Ultrasound as a Diagnostic Aid in Identifying Neurofibromas
Article first published online: 6 MAR 2014
© 2014 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Volume 31, Issue 4, pages 535–537, July/August 2014
How to Cite
Zarchi, K., Wortsman, X. and Jemec, G. B. E. (2014), Ultrasound as a Diagnostic Aid in Identifying Neurofibromas. Pediatric Dermatology, 31: 535–537. doi: 10.1111/pde.12310
- Issue published online: 14 JUL 2014
- Article first published online: 6 MAR 2014
Neurofibromatosis 1 is a multisystem disorder associated with substantial clinical variability. During childhood, few neurofibromas and café au lait spots may be the only manifest symptoms, making correct and timely diagnosis difficult. Herein we describe the clinical usefulness of ultrasound examination in identifying neurofibromas.