Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 1999; 3 (5): 225-228

Neurofibromatosis and brainstem implants: What to do?

F. Salvinelli, F. Greco, M. Trivelli, F.H. Linthicum Jr*

Institute of Otolaryngology, “Campus Bio-Medico” University – Rome (Italy)
*Department of Histopathology, “House Ear Institute” – Los Angeles, CA (USA)


Abstract. – The histopathological changes in the temporal bones of one donor individual deceased for complications of neurofibromatosis type 2 are studied. The different modalities of presentation of neurofibromatosis and the criteria for the differential diagnosis are presented. The possibilities of the auditory brainstem implants in this patology are discussed.

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F. Salvinelli, F. Greco, M. Trivelli, F.H. Linthicum Jr*
Neurofibromatosis and brainstem implants: What to do?

Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci
Year: 1999
Vol. 3 - N. 5
Pages: 225-228