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Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society 2003;33(2): 208-210.
Sphenoid Dysplasia in the Absence of Neurofibromatosis Type I: Case Report.
Yong Hoon Pee, Seong Rim Kim, Kyung Jin Lee, Hyung Kyun Rha
Department of Neurosurgery, The Catholic University College of Medicine, Catholic Neuroscience Center, Seoul, Korea.
The authors report a case of a 24-year-old man with unilateral sphenoid dysplasia in the absence of NF-I. Preoperatively, the patient was presented with pulsating exophthalmos and headache. The patient underwent cranioorbital sphenoid wing reconstruction with split calvarial bone graft. Postoperatively, he showed relieved headache and significant reduction of exophthalmos by exophthalmometry. There were no evidence of osteomyelitis and neurologic complication.
Key Words: Sphenoid dysplasia; Neurofibromatosis type I(NF-I); Exophthalmos; Split calvarial bone graft
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