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Ann Vasc Surg. 2013 Jul;27(5):673.e1-4. doi: 10.1016/j.avsg.2012.09.010. Epub 2013 Apr 18.

Obstructive jaundice secondary to multiple hepatic artery aneurysms in a 14-year-old boy with neurofibromatosis type 1.

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  • 1Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA. Dcmorris12@hotmail.com


Neurofibromatosis type 1 is the most common inherited disorder of the nervous system, affecting approximately 1 in 3,000 people. A small but significant subset of these patients develop vasculopathies. We present the first reported case of neurofibromatosis type 1 presenting with obstructive jaundice secondary to multiple hepatic artery aneurysms. Therapy included staged coil embolization of the hepatic artery aneurysms and resection of a large retroperitoneal neurofibroma.

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