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Hemarthrosis - an unusual complication of type 1 neurofibromatosis

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Description: Type 1 neurofibromatosis is one of the most common autosomal-dominant disorders and often includes orthopedic manifestations. We report the case of a 48-year-old woman with hemarthrosis caused by a popliteal cyst infiltrated by a diffuse neurofibroma associated with angiodysplasia. Surgical resection of this tumor was followed by postoperative hemorrhagic complications
Hemarthrosis: an unusual complication of type 1 neurofibromatosis. Richette P, Claudepierre P, Voisin MC, Le Mouel S, Wolkenstein P, Rahmouni A, Chevalier X. Arthritis Rheum. 2001 Sep;44(9):2134-7. Full text

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Author/Contact: Richette et al
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