Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) is a dominant autosomal disturbance that presents multiple cutaneous lesions frequently in the range of 500 to 1000. In addiction of the psychological implications, the lesions constitute a difficult dilemma because there are only limited surgical options. The authors presents a sehe of 175 patients with numerous cutaneous lesions treated with a new approach using electrocautery excision. The technics turns out to be an effective way to ressect large number of lesions with less discomfort and more satisfaction to the patient.
|Translated title of the contribution||Treatment of multiple cutaneous lesions in neurofibromatosis type 1: New excision electrosurgical technique|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Revista Brasileira de Medicina|
|State||Published - May 2009|
- Cutaneous neurofibromas