Pediatric Neurofibromatosis Type 2

  • Etiology: mutations in NF2 gene result in predisposition to tumor formation throughout nervous system
  • Imaging: multiple cranial nerve schwannomas (vestibular schwannoma most common), meningiomas, spinal ependymomas, spinal nerve schwannomas
  • Clinical: lack of skin stigmata of neurofibromatosis type 1

Radiology Cases of Neurofibromatosis Type 2