Twig-like middle cerebral artery in a case of neurofibromatosis type 1

Twig-like middle cerebral artery in a case of neurofibromatosis type 1

Authors

  • Grazia Vittoria Orciulo
  • Daniela Grasso
  • Carmela Borreggine
  • Giulia Castorani
  • Doriana Vergara
  • Michelangelo Nasuto
  • Giovanni Ciccarese
  • Teresa Popolizio
  • Ettore Serricchio
  • Giuseppe Guglielmi

Keywords:

twig-like anomaly, TOF-MRA, neurofibromatosis type 1

Abstract

Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is an autosomal dominant genetic disorder with multisystemic involvement, affecting central nervous system, skin, bone system and vessels, with a very heterogeneous clinical presentation. Vascular abnormalities are typically recognized in neurofibromatosis type 1 affecting cardiovascular and cerebrovascular systems.

The incidence of circle of Willis anomalies in children with NF1 is twofold higher than in general population. In this paper, we report of 19-years-old female with NF1 and twig-like middle cerebral artery.

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14-10-2022

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Orciulo GV, Grasso D, Borreggine C, Castorani G, Vergara D, Nasuto M, et al. Twig-like middle cerebral artery in a case of neurofibromatosis type 1. Acta Biomed [Internet]. 2022 Oct. 14 [cited 2024 Jul. 13];93(S1):e2022091. Available from: https://mattioli1885journals.com/index.php/actabiomedica/article/view/13059