Multiple meningiomas and schwannomas (NF2)

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio


Patient with a history of multiple cranial surgeries due to an autosomal dominant phakomatosis.


MRI Brain (selected images)

MRI selected images demonstrating multiple meningiomas along the falx, bilateral acoustic schwannomas and large right trigeminal schwannoma. 

Case Discussion

This patient has been submitted to multiple surgeries along his life, the last one removed partially and confirmed the diagnosis of the right trigeminal schwannoma

Neurofibromatosis type 2 patients are known to present with multiple meningiomas, acoustic schwannomas and intraspinal-intramedullary ependymoma. 

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Case information

rID: 40356
Published: 18th Oct 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Tag: rmh
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