Brachial plexus palsy from nodular fasciitis with spontaneous recovery: implications for surgical management

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Address reprint requests to: Wolf Luedemann, M.D., Department of Neurosurgery, Medical School Hannover, OE 7240, Carl Neubergstrasse 1, 30625 Hannover, Germany. email: Luedemann.Wolf@MH-Hannover.de.

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    Preoperative coronal (A) and axial (B) T1-weighted MR images revealing a contrast-enhancing mass (B) attached to the upper brachial plexus, which is isointense to the scalenus anterior muscle and resembles a neurofibroma.

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    Preoperative coronal (A) and axial (B) T2-weighted MR images demonstrating a sharply delineated lesion, which involves the brachial plexus and appears isointense to CSF.

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