Management of neurofibromatosis spinal deformity, a case report and review of the literature

  • Efthimios Samoladas Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, Lecturer Orthopaedic Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
  • Ioannis Gkiatas Orthopaedic Surgeon, Orthopaedic dept, University of Ioannina
  • Ioannis Gelalis Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, Professor Orthopaedic dept, University of Ioannina
Keywords: Neurofibromatosis; Spinal Deformity – operative treatment


Patients with NF-1 present musculoskeletal abnormalities with scoliosis being the most common the management of those disorders are demanding. In the present case report it is presented the operative technique that applied for the correction of the scoliotic deformity of a 12 year old patient suffering from NF1.



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