Ultrasound-guided popliteal nerve block in a patient with malignant degeneration of neurofibromatosis 1. Case reports in anesthesiology Desai, A., Carvalho, B., Hansen, J., Hill, J. 2012; 2012: 753769-?


A 41-year-old female patient with neurofibromatosis 1 presented with new neurologic deficits secondary to malignant degeneration of a tibial lesion. Ultrasound mapping of the popliteal nerve revealed changes consistent with an intraneural neurofibroma. Successful popliteal nerve blockade was achieved under ultrasound guidance.

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